MAP OF THE AMERICAS, (EUROPE & WEST AFRICA) - JOHN CARY - 1806 HAND COLOURED. The Cartographer John Cary was considered the most representative, able, and prolific of English cartographers. Tooley says "As an engraver, he was elegant and exact with fine clear lettering and great delicacy of touch". When the Ordnance Survey began accurately mapping the UK, they used the John Cary style for all new work.From Cary new universal atlas, containing distinct maps of all the principal states and kingdoms throughout the world. The one we offer is an accurate map of the Americas of the early nineteenth century. The coastline is accurately depicted apart from the unexplored northwest passage. It also depicts Europe and part of Africa.
This is an original early 19th c map in Superb Condition! A must-have for the serious collector.
Includes glass and wooden frame. Original Copper Engraving, Original Hand Colour, Very Good condition, No stains or foxing. We take pride in sourcing the best quality and most.Extra-ordinary items for the serious. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps". The seller is "georgbonha-0" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.