A NEW MAP OF EGYPT, FROM THE LATEST AUTHORITIES.
Clear and accurate map of early nineteenth century Egypt. Inset map of the Nile Delta. 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 John Cary’s style as the basis for their work. Cary’s New Universal Atlas, Containing Distinct Maps of All the Principal States and Kingdoms Throughout the World.
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Copper engraving. Original colour. Very good condition, some light offsetting. Size: 60 x 51 cm. (23 x 20 inches)