BGJC-0080

A New Map of Chinese & Independent Tartary - Cary (1806)

  • Condition: Good, split and defect on folding line. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1806
  • Overall size: 63 x 53 cm.
  • Image size: 50 x 46 cm.
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Description: Antique map titled 'A New Map of Chinese & Independent Tartary'. Map of Chinese Tartary, Corea and Japan. Includes nice detail and notes in the interior of Mongolia.

Artists and Engravers: John Cary (1755-1835) was a British cartographer and publisher best known for his clean engraving and distinct style which influenced the entire map industry. Born in Wiltshire, John was apprenticed to an engraver in London. He started his own business by 1782 and moved to several premises before settling at 86 St James’s Street in 1820.