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Cary's new and correct English atlas: being a new set of county maps from actual surveys. Exhibiting all the ... roads, cities, towns, ... Preceded by a general map of South Britain, ..., Cary, John
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Author Name:    Cary, John

Title:   Cary's new and correct English atlas: being a new set of county maps from actual surveys. Exhibiting all the ... roads, cities, towns, ... Preceded by a general map of South Britain, ...

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Gale ECCO, Print Editions 

ISBN Number:   1170963749 / 9781170963746

Seller ID:   ING9781170963746

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Rich in titles on English life and social history, this collection spans the world as it was known to eighteenth-century historians and explorers. Titles include a wealth of travel accounts and diaries, histories of nations from throughout the world, and maps and charts of a world that was still being discovered. Students of the War of American Independence will find fascinating accounts from the British side of conflict. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++Trinity College Library Watkinson CollectionT198229The titlepage and dedication are engraved. Each map is followed by a leaf of letterpress explanation. With a list of subscribers. Issued in 12 parts. In this setting the first column of the contents page ends: "Shropshire" and the four columns on p. 9 ('The market and borough towns') end: "Narboth," "Pickering," "Shelford" and "Tetbury." In some copies the preliminary and final letterpress leaves may be bound in different orders and one of the maps may bound in as the fontispiece.London: printed for John Cary. Published as the act directs Septr. 1st, 1787. 104],17, 1]p., plates: maps; 4



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