England Wales Scotland U.K. 1794 John Cary huge linen backed 9 sheet mammoth mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
New Map of England and Wales, with Part of Scotland. On Which Are Carefully Laid Down All the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, the Course of the Rivers, and Navigable Canals. Cities, Market, and Borough Towns, Parishes, and Most Considerable Hamlets, Parks, Forests, &c. &c.
(Old Maps, 18th Century Maps, Europe, British Isles, United Kingdom, England, Wales, Scotland, Turnpikes, Canals, Roads, Infrastructure).
Issued 1794, London by J. Cary.
Rare monumental 18th century wall map which would measure 90" tall (7.5 feet!) x 72" W (6 feet).
Late 18th century engraved map, dissected and mounted to folding linen as issued by publisher, with original hand color.
Map consists of nine (9) multi-panel folding sheets, each individually backed on linen long ago. Each one is shown below.
Overall well preserved, nice looking example with pleasing age patina, one of the sections displays some extensive damp staining damage as clearly visible in pics. Rare in any condition.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheets Measure c. 30" H x 24" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.