'A NEW MAP OF YORKSHIRE DIVIDED INTO ITS RIDINGS ... By JOHN CARY Engraver 1827' (4 sheet map)
An attractive, detailed and finely engraved 19th century map of Yorkshire (on 4 folio sheets) which was produced and published by John Cary for his New English Atlas (London: J. Cary, 1827).
John Cary (c.1754-1835) was probably the best English map maker who ever lived as his maps were unsurpassed for their detail, accuracy and clarity. The maps he engraved for his 'New English Atlas' very much epitomised both his ability as a cartographer and master craftsman.
- This is an original copperplate engraving with original hand colour.
- Printed areas are approximately 54.8cms by 46.4 for sheet A, 54.5cms by 46.2cms for sheet B, 54.3cms by 47.5cms for sheet C and 54cms by 46.2cms for sheet D.
- All four map sheets are in very good condition with excellent margins; central folds, as issued. There are some minor splits in some of the folds not affecting the the printed areas. Click on image for a better view.
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- Guaranteed to be over 190 years old.