John Cary (1754-1835)

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Many regard John Cary as one of the finest English cartographers of his time. His maps are not decorative in the 17th century sense but he came to on the scene at a time when the large-scale English county maps had recently become available. His fine craftsmanship and ability as an engraver enabled him to produce not only fine English county maps but also world atlases, road maps, town and canal plans sea charts and terrestrial and celestial globes

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1799 Cary Large Antique Map Republic of North Italy, Venice, Tyrol Crema, Istria

1799 Cary Large Antique Map Republic of North Italy, Venice, Tyrol Crema, Istria

  • TitleA New Map of The County of Tyrol and the Republic of Venice Duchy of Mantua by John Cary...1799
  • Ref #:  72779
  • Size: 25in x 21 1/2in (635mm x 545mm) 
  • Date : 1799
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

Description:
This large beautifully hand coloured original antique map of northern Italy from Venice to the Tyrol and Crema by John Cary was engraved in 1799 - the date is engraved in the title - and was published in Cary's large Atlas New Universal Atlas. (Ref Tooley M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Original  
Colors used: - Green, yellow, pink 
General color appearance: - Authentic  
Paper size: - 25in x 21 1/2in (635mm x 545mm) 
Plate size: - 22in x 20in (560mm x 510mm) 
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None

$425.00 USD
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1799 Cary, Moores Old, Antique map of Southern Italy Sicily - Malta & Goza Isles

1799 Cary, Moores Old, Antique map of Southern Italy Sicily - Malta & Goza Isles

  • Title : Naples and Sicily from the best Authorities
  • Ref #:  92750
  • Size: 12in x 9 1/2in (305mm x 240mm) 
  • Date : 1799
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

Description:
This beautifully hand coloured original antique map of Southern Italy & Sicily - with an inset map of the Islands of Malta & Goza - by John Cary was published in the 1799 edition of Henry Moore's A New and Comprehensive System of Universal Geography, printed by Macdonald and Son, London. (Ref: Tooley, M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Early
Colors used: - Green, yellow, pink 
General color appearance: - Authentic  
Paper size: - 12in x 9 1/2in (305mm x 240mm) 
Margins: - Min 1/2in (10mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - None
Plate area: - Folds as issued
Verso: - None

$125.00 USD
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1801 Cary Antique map of Turkey in Europe - Greece, Balkans, Bosnia, Moldavia

1801 Cary Antique map of Turkey in Europe - Greece, Balkans, Bosnia, Moldavia

  • Title : A New Map of Turkey in Europe, Divided into its Provinces, from the Best Authorities 1801
  • Ref #:  16433
  • Size: 25in x 21 1/2in (635mm x 545mm) 
  • Date : 1801
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

Description:
This large beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the Ottoman Empire in Europe from Greece, The Balkans to Hungary by John Cary was engraved in 1801 - the date is engraved in the title - and was published in Cary's large New Universal Atlas.

An exceptionally beautiful example of John Cary’s important 1801 map of Turkey in Europe. Covers from the Adriatic eastward to Crimea and Southwards as far as Crete and Cyprus. While technically a map of Ottoman holdings in Europe, this map is essentially a map of Greece and the Balkans. Includes the modern day countries of Turkey, Greece, Albania, Macedonia, Rumania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia and Montenegro. Notes the line of Division between Europe and Asia as it passes through the Black Sea and the Aegean. All in all, one of the most interesting and attractive atlas maps of Greece and the Balkans to appear in first years of the 19th century. (Ref Tooley M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Original  
Colors used: - Green, yellow, pink 
General color appearance: - Authentic  
Paper size: - 25in x 21 1/2in (635mm x 545mm) 
Plate size: - 23 1/2in x 20 1/2in (600mm x 520mm) 
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None

$375.00 USD
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1803 Cary Large Antique Map of United States, Gulf of Mexico, Florida, Texas

1803 Cary Large Antique Map of United States, Gulf of Mexico, Florida, Texas

  • TitleA New Map of The West India Isles...1803
  • Ref #:  70578
  • Size: 24 1/2in x 21 1/2in (620mm x 550mm) 
  • Date : 1803
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

Description:
This large beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the United States, Texas, the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Central America and northern South America was engraved by John Cary in 1803 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - and was published in 1808 for Cary's New Universal Atlas. (Ref Tooley M&B)

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Original  
Colors used: - Green, yellow, pink 
General color appearance: - Authentic  
Paper size: - 24 1/2in x 21 1/2in (620mm x 550mm) 
Plate size: - 21 1/2in x 19 1/2in (535mm x 495mm) 
Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - None
Plate area: - Two dark ink spots on the L&R sides of image
Verso: - None

$425.00 USD
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1811 John Cary Large Old, Antique Map of The Great Lakes of North America

1811 John Cary Large Old, Antique Map of The Great Lakes of North America

  • Title : A New Map of Upper & Lower Canada by John Cary...1811
  • Ref #:  61107
  • Size: 26in x 21 1/2in (660mm x 550mm)
  • Date : 1811
  • Condition: (A+) Fine Condition

Description: 
This large, beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the Great Lakes of North America was engraved by John Cary in 1811 - the date is engraved in the title cartouche - and was published in Cary's New Universal Atlas. (Ref Tooley M&B)

John Cary (1745 - 1835) many regard Cary as one of the finest English cartographers of his time. His maps are not as decorative in the 17th century sense, but he came to on the scene at a time when the large-scale English county maps had recently become available. His fine craftsmanship and ability as an engraver enabled him to produce not only fine English county maps but also world atlases, road maps, town and canal plans sea charts and terrestrial and celestial globes.

General Description:
Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable
Paper color: - off white
Age of map color: - Original 
Colors used: - Green, yellow, pink
General color appearance: - Authentic 
Paper size: - 26in x 21 1/2in (660mm x 550mm)
Plate size: - 24in x 20 1/2in (610mm x 520mm) 
Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)

Imperfections:
Margins: - None
Plate area: - None
Verso: - None

$625.00 USD
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