England – Maps – Cary’s New Map of England and Wales, 1794

Cary’s New Map of England and Wales, With Part of Scotland, 1794 
Cary, John, London

78 Maps. Highly detailed maps, including a large composite image joining all the maps together. The map sheets are bound in book form in this copy, but the maps were also issued joined as a wall map. The maps are especially detailed with information on the roads of the period. From the title: “On Which Are Carefully Laid Down All the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, the Course of the Rivers And Navigable Canals … Delineated from Actual Surveys: and materially assisted From Authentic Documents Liberally supplied by the Right Honourable the Post Masters General.”  View This Set of Maps.

The large composite map joining all sheets may also be viewed in Google Earth.

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