NEW MAP OF THE CIRCLES OF THE UPPER AND LOWER RHINE. A,

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John Cary


New Map of the Circles of the Upper and Lower Rhine. A,

Engraving, hand colored, 1799.
Image 18 x 20 1/4" (45.6 x 51.6 cm) plus margins.
Good condition save for some damp staining in the lower left corner, well away from the image. Full original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95263
Price: $100.00
Publisher : Published by John Cary, engraver & map seller, 181 Strand, London.
A nicely detailed and beautifully colored map of this region of Germany It appeared in Cary's New Universal Atlas. During the Early Modern period the Holy Roman Empire was divided into Imperial Circles, administrative groupings whose primary purposes were the organization of common defensive structure and the collection of imperial taxes. Maps

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