Cary's Traveller's Companion

Date Created

1806

Identifier

Special Collections de Beer Eb/1806/C

Type

Publisher

London, Printed for J. Cary ...

Description

This small volume provides the practical details needed to navigate the new road systems. Cary's maps, with the colour-coded distinctions among roads, beautifully conveys the intricate networks of communication that increasingly encouraged local travel. Turquoise lines indicate the routes of the mail coaches.

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Source

Cary's Traveller's companion; or, a delineation of the turnpike roads of England and Wales; shewing the immediate route to every market and boroughtown throughout the kingdom, laid down from the best authorities, on a new set of county maps. To which is added, an alphabetical list of all the market towns, with the days on which they are held.

Files

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Citation

Cary, John, approximately 1754-1835, “Cary's Traveller's Companion,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 9, 2023, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/7564.