John Cary 1821 Cheshire Co. England UK linen-backed folding pocket mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A New Map of Cheshire,
Divided Into Hundreds:
Exhibiting Its Roads, Rivers,
Parks, &c. by John Cary, Engraver, 1821.
(England / Britain / United Kingdom / etc.)
Issued London, 1821 by John Cary.
Lovely antique linen-backed folding "pocket" map, with fine full original hand color.
Dissected into 15 panels, backed with linen by the publisher, two panels with original marbeled paper which matches the slip case. Over clean near fine example, minor inoffensive spotting and age toning.
In near VG or better condition, minor light surface age wear and toning as typical, some faint minor foxing in the blank margins, overall the image is clean, well preserved and still quite attractive. Nice age patina.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 23 1/2" x 20 1/2"
Engraved area measures c. 21 1/2" x 18 1/2"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, v. 1, p. 239.