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CARY (John). Cary's Actual Survey of Middlesex, on a scale of an inch to a mile, wherein the roads, rivers, woods and commons; as well as every market town, village &c. are distinguished, ... preceded by a general map of the county, ... To which is added, an index of all the names contained in the plates.1786

London: Printed for J. Cary, 8vo, [4], 4, [14]p., hand-coloured engraved double general map, engraved title with vignette followed by a leaf of "Explanation" which is also engraved, 28 hand-coloured engraved maps, nineteenth-century polished calf, gilt, a nice copy. This is one of Cary's scarcest maps, ESTC locates just 2 copies (BL & National Library of Scotland). Provenance: Algernon Heneage Drummond (armorial bookplate); later inscription relating to the provenance on front free-endpaper. Forham, p.20.

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