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Cary's Traveller's Companion w/color maps 1810  

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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.

Cary, John


Printed for John Cary



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

General light wear and soiling to boards, chipping to spine label; rear hinge cracked, interior sound with occasional light foxing; very good.

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