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CARY, John.

A NEW MAP OF THE CIRCLE OF THE UPPER SAXONY; WITH The DUCHY of SILESIA AND LUSATIA, FROM THE LATEST AUTHORITIES.

Published: London. 1811

Stock code: 56257

Price: £120

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Clear and accurate map of what is now the eastern part of Germany, with parts of Poland and Slovakia. Four scales and title at left centre. 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. Good condition; some wear and browning to the centrefold; light offsetting. Size: 60 x 51 cm.

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