Lot 123 of 312:
Cary's Traveller's Companion w/color maps 1810  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Cary's Traveller's Companion, or, A Delineation of the Turnpike Roads of England and Wales shewing the immediate Route to every Market and BoroughTown throughout the Kingdom. Laid down from the best Authorities on a New Set of County Maps. To which is added An Alphabetical List of all the Market Towns and the Days on which they are held.
Author:
Cary, John
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed for John Cary
Date:
1810
Description:

936 columns of text + 10 ad pp., additional index pages. With 41 color single page maps and additional folding maps. (8vo) 18x11 cm (7x4½"), later three quarter black leather and grey boards, morocco spine label lettered in gilt.

Largely single page county maps. Yorkshire is given the sole privilege of a large fold-out map whilst Wales is relegated to being divided into two maps, one North and the other South. Includes a  a general map of England & Wales. Scarce, especially with all maps present. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
General light wear and soiling to boards, chipping to spine label; rear hinge cracked, interior sound with occasional light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
309225
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