New England Great Lakes Western Territory 1806 John Cary lovely large old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A New Map of Part of the United States of North America, Containing Those of New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia from the Latest Authorities.
(New England- Great Lakes).
Issued 1806, London by John Cary.
Attractive early 19th century antique engraved map with original outline hand color.
Covers from the border of North Carolina up toLake Erie & Huron, across to the District of Main(e). Large Western Territory in modern day Ohio which has an Indian Treaty line established 1795 by General Wayne. Various notations include mention of topography, portages, the last remnants of the Connecticut Land Reserve south of Lake Eria, early roads, court houses, etc.
Paper and image remains clean 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 1/2"W.
Philips, Atlases in Library of Congress , 714.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 239.
Fordham, John Cary.
Map Collector 43, pp. 40-47 (Cary Family) and #57, pp. 32-7 (English Atlas).