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CARY, John.

A NEW MAP OF THE CIRCLE OF AUSTRIA FROM THE LATEST AUTHORITIES.

Published: London. 1808

Stock code: 56243

Price: £125

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Clear and accurate map of early nineteenth century Austria, which at the time stretched south as far as the Gulf of Trieste and Istria on the Adriatic. Four scales at lower right, title at top left. 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’. From 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. Size: 56 x 50 cm.

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