Map with colored elements by John Cary: Bedfordshire, a county in the East of England, bordered by Cambridgeshire to the Northeast, Northamptonshire to the North, Buckinghamshire to the West, and Hertfordshire to the Southeast. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with castle/cathedral icon or green miniature park plan, i.e. "Corington" top middle of map. Borders, main roads, forests, parks, and most fields, colored, some texture, small roads, mountain ranges, and some fields, not colored, some texture. Decorative black and white title and credit cartouche with compass lines and fleur-de-lis, bottom right of map, scale below. Measurement marks surround black double line border, directional notation in English, "Longitude West from London", bottom right of map. Some foxing spots scattered on surface, back, and toning around edges of map. Text page attached to back of map, some toning.
Maker: John Cary
Medium: Copperplate engraving
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Dimensions||H-12 W-9.625 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|
|Place of Origin||Europe/England/London|