Chinese Tartary Tibet Bhutan Nepal China 1811 John Cary lovely large old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A New Map of Chinese & Independent Tartary, from the Latest Authorities.
(Chinese Tartary- Tibet- Bhutan- Nepal- Japan- Korea- Jesso- China).
Issued c.1811, London by John Cary.
Attractive and desirable early 19th century antique engraved folio sheet map. With beautiful original full hand color.
Some light typical offsetting which is not visually offensive, map remains attractive and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 22"H x 26 1/2"W.
Printed area measures c. 18"H x 20"W.
Philips, Atlases in Library of Congress , 714.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 239.
Fordham, John Cary, p. 77 (noting there is an 1808 & 1811 First Edition issue and subsequent issues in 1819, 24 & 28).
Map Collector 43, pp. 40-47 (Cary Family) and #57, pp. 32-7 (English Atlas).