'A NEW MAP OF THE NETHERLANDS' [Belgium, Luxembourg & Western Germany] by John Cary c.1821
Full Title: A NEW MAP OF THE NETHERLAND, ALSO Of that of GERMANY Westward of the RHINE as ceded to PRUSSIA & c AND Divided into their several Departments ACCORDING TO THE CONGRESS OF VIENNA By JOHN CARY, Engraver. 1821.
A suberbly engraved, finely coloured and detailed early 19th century map of modern day Belgium and Luxembourg, with parts of western Germany, which was published in John Cary's New Universal Atlas (London: J. Cary, 1821/1824).
John Cary (c.1754-1835) was perhaps the greatest English map maker who ever lived as his maps were unsurpassed for there detail, accuracy, clarity and craftsmanship. His magnificent output of maps, including those from the ' New Universal Atlas', set a standard for other cartographers to follow and helped establish Britain as the world leader in early 19th century map making.
- This is an original copperplate engraving with original hand colour.
- Printed area is approximately 51.3cms by 46cms.
- The map is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
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- Guaranteed to be over 190 years old.