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CARY, John.

A NEW MAP OF HUNGARY, WITH ITS DIVISIONS INTO GESPANCHAFTS OR COUNTIES; THE PRINCIPALIY of TRANSYLVANIA, CROATIA &c., FROM THE LATEST AUTHORITIES.

Published: London. 1811

Stock code: 56251

Price: £175

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Clear and accurate map of early nineteenth century Hungary, which at the time included large parts of modern day Romania, Croatia and Serbia. A table on lower edge contains four scales and gives information on the Gespanschafts. 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’. Cary’s New Universal Atlas, Containing Distinct Maps of All the Principal States and Kingdoms Throughout the World.

Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Very good condition; some stains to the margins, not affecting the image. Size: 55.5 x 50 cm.

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