London: John Cary, 1811.
Double-page map. Engraving with originalnhand coloring. Image measures 18 x 20.25". Sheet measures 21 x 25.25 inches. In very good condition. Some light foxing and damp-staining.
Beautiful map of the continent that shows a giant pink swath British Colonies. The United States extends westward only to the Mississippi River. Florida is divided at the Apalachicola River into eastern and western sections. East Florida was claimed by the Spanish and remained under their control until 1812. John Cary (1754-1835) was a British cartographer and engraver. His highly detailed and accurate maps mark a turning point from the earlier emphasis on decoration toward a greater emphasis on information.The map was originally published in "Cary's New Universal Atlas."