Tall folio. (4), 112, 50 p.. Several full-page maps and illustrated endpapers. Light blue faux leather over pasteboard, corners and extremities of spine a little bumped and frayed. Gilt title to spine. A good copy.
CARY, John. Cary’s new map of England and Wales, with part of Scotland
London, publish’d June 11th 1794 by J. Cary Engraver & Map-Seller, No. 181 Strand, .
Folio. ,85,p., the title-page and dedication are engraved, with explanations, scale and list of subscribers at the end. Initial general map of Great Britain fully hand-coloured and 77 engraved numbered plates of maps (1-81) with original hand-coloured outlines and details. Ex-library book (label of Gateshead Public Library glued to recto of upper free endpaper and unitrusive ink stamp on verso of dedication leaf). A clean and crisp copy in original reversed leather over thick boards, blind-tooled along edges, with large gilt red morocco labels on covers and spine. Negligible library number to foot of spine. A fine copy.
[Macredie, Alex (publisher)]. Atlas Minima: comprehended in 30 maps
Edinburgh, circa 1825
Decorative title, index list and thirty engraved maps by W. Murphy (complete as list), with contemporary hand colouring, contemporary half calf with gilt decorated spine, skilfully rebacked retaining old spine, publisher’s printed label to upper board, a little bumped, 16mo Uncommon.
Only three institutional copies held. Last copy at auction, Sotheby’s 9th April 1984.