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Cary's Traveller's Companion:
London:: John Cary,, 1814.. First edition. Full Calf. Near Fine with rich original hand-coloring./ . Near Fine Condition. 12mo. (4 5/8 x 6 7/8 inches). Treed Calf with ornamental gilt tooling . Author and title in gilt set in second (red) panel. Small scuff to front board otherwise fine. Former owner's signature to ff. Extensive pencil notation on rear paste down, which documents the acquisition in 1920 and subsequent rediscoveries of the treasures contained within by the continuous owner of 40 years. Unpaginated. Title page, advertisement with 42 delicate copperplate engraved maps, hand-colored in outline, with folded engraved map ( 13.75 x 11.75 inches) of 'The Turnpike Roads of Yorkshire' bound in. Plus 4 page catalogue of works published by John Cary. A Delineation of the Turnpike Roads of England and Wales: Showing the immediate Route to every Market and Borough town throughout the Kingdom, Laid down from the best Authorities, on a New Set of County Maps. To which is added, An Alphabetical List of all the Market Towns, with the Days on which they are held. Printed for John Cary, Engraver, and Map-seller, Strand.
      [Bookseller: Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books, ABAA]
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