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Cary’s New Pocket Plan of London, Westminster and Southwark:
London: J. Cary, No. 131 Strand, Jany. 1, 1797. . Map dimensions 30.5 x 60.5 cm, overall dimensions 41.5 x 61.5 cm. Folding plan of central London, showing the extents from Islington down to Lambeth and Stepney across to the Serpentine, original colour highlighting out the bodies of water and the parks with a thin outline marking out the boundary of the City. Dissected into 18 sections and mounted on linen, folds into the original marbled paper slipcase with the publisher’s printed label to the upper board. Slight fading and wear to the edges of the case, else the covers and the case in very good condition. Two panels of text to the upper corners, that to the left listing the “receiving houses appointed to the General Post Office” and that to the right listing public offices and buildings. Beneath the map are 16 column lists of Penny Post receiving house for the City and Westminster plus another for Hackney Coach fares. Cf. Howgego, no. 192 for other editions, this state not being listed by him.
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