A New Map of Shropshire Divided into Hundreds, Exhibiting Its Roads, Parks, etc

A New Map of Shropshire Divided into Hundreds, Exhibiting Its Roads, Parks, etc

John Cary

  • £89.00


A New Map of Shropshire Divided into Hundreds, Exhibiting Its Roads, Parks, etc by John Cary, Engraver. 1811. Scale 1: 126,720 (1 inch=2.5 miles). Map area 54 x 48cm (21.25 x 18.75 in) within page 64.5 x 54cm (25.25 x21.25 in). Watermark HS 1809. Portrait format, centre-fold with guard removed. Slight browning along fold. Clear plate mark, hand-coloured outlines to boundaries. Slight transfer of engraved lines visible in blank areas, in good to very good condition.

About John Cary's County Maps

John Cary published this set of non-geological County maps from 1809 to 1818. They were used by William Smith as the basemaps for his uncompleted County Geological Atlas.