NEW MAP OF THE CIRCLE OF SWABIA.

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John Cary


New Map of the Circle of Swabia.

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: 95264
Price: $100.00
Publisher : Published by John Cary, engraver & map seller, 181 Strand, London.
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. Swabia is a cultural, historic and linguistic region in southwestern Germany. It appeared in Cary's New Universal Atlas. Maps

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