Circle of Austria Venice Tyrol Austria Stiria 1801 Cary folio lovely antique mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A New Map of the Circle of Austria.
From the Latest Authorities.
(Austria / Germany / Italy / Hungary / etc.)
Issued London, 1801 by Cary.
A lovely oversize early-19th century map of the region by this important English engraver / cartographer.
Includes Tyrol, Archduchy of Austria, Duchy of
Stiria, Duchy of Carinthia, area around the Gulf of Venice, etc.
In near VG mostly clean condition. Some light offsetting and very light scattered foxing. Otherwise map remains clean and well-preserved overall, still attractive and pleasing. Original center fold as issued.
Cary's maps were issued in a variety of coloring levels, this example with full block color heightened in outline and with the sea area colored displaying the highest and visually most pleasing. The Rumsey Collection example is of the type more frequently encountered, with only outline color.
Sheet measures c. 25" W x 21 3/8" H.
Engraved area measures c. 20 1/2" W x 18" H.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p.239