Authentic Road Map of the Firth of Forth by John Cary, 1794

Mark Littler SKU: ML275
Worldwide Shipping
Authentic Road Map of the Firth of Forth by John Cary, 1794
Worldwide Shipping
Authentic Road Map of the Firth of Forth by John Cary, 1794

Authentic Road Map of the Firth of Forth by John Cary, 1794

Mark Littler SKU: ML275
Regular price £75.00
  • Worldwide Shipping Available
  • In stock for immediate dispatch
  • Specialist Packaging
  • Secure payments

This impressive map dates from 1794 and shows the Firth of Forth and Edinburgh as it was thought to be in the late 18th century. The map makes the perfect gift for the whisky lover who has everything. 

Although not shown on the map, distilleries in this area of Scotland are Port of Leith, Holyrood, North British, Glenkinchie, and Kingsbarns. 

All maps have been professionally mounted in acid-free mounts ready for framing.


Plate: 25.8cm x 21.4cm 

Outer mount: 40.5cm x 30.5cm

The History of the Map 

This map hails from a first edition of New Maps of England and Wales with part of Scotland (1794) by famed cartographer, John Cary. The map shows Edinburgh, and the Firth of Forth, as well as parts of Fifeshire. 

John Cary, Cartographer (1755-1835) 

Cary was internationally renowned for his cartography and undertook some impressive commissions during his life. He was apprenticed in London, and set up his own business on The Strand in 1783 as a map seller and engraver. His work included town maps, road maps, globes, and geological maps. 

Before long, Cary had made a great name for himself and was soon tasked with completing some important commissions such as a survey of England’s roads in 1794, and the creation of Ordnance Survey maps. 

New Maps of England and Wales with part of Scotland was published in 1794 and was the first atlas to refer to the Greenwich Meridian.

Distillery: Mark Littler

Packaged with Care

Our prints are carefully packed and shipped using specialist packing materials ensuring that your purchases get to you safely. Shipping insurance is also available to purchase.

Worldwide Shipping

Please contact us for a tailor made shipping quote to your location. Due to the size and fragility of our Map Prints we are unable to offer a flat rate international fee but will be happy to provide you with a range of options.

Fast Dispatch

Our Prints are Made to Order from our UK supplier and are shipped directly to your door.

Free UK delivery is available.

Mark Littler Ltd provide a bespoke whisky brokerage and investment service to help you buy and sell whisky bottles and casks.

As one of the few independent brokers in the UK, we are uniquely positioned to provide expert market knowledge, analysis and advice to help you buy and sell whisky. We can offer advice at all levels, from private individuals and funds to larger funds and solicitors.

One of our specialities is collections. In 2022 we helped a customer consign The Timeless Whisky Collection to auction with Sotheby’s USA, which was the most valuable whisky collection ever to be brought to auction in the USA. In 2019 we also sold the well known vertical of Macallan 18 year old which made news worldwide. If you are looking to sell or build a collection then Mark Littler can help.

If you are interested in keeping up to date with the whisky market then be sure to check out their YouTube channel

We also provide professional help across the UK with all aspects of luxury goods and antiques including: Selling at auction, brokering private sales, downsizing and probate valuations.

Each bottle is individually photographed in our warehouse before being listed online to ensure that the bottle you see online is the EXACT bottle you receive.

No stock photography is used for our products.

In instances where there are multiple versions of the same product each one will be photographed and listed seperately.

If you require additional images before purchasing please contact

Mark Littler LTD are brokers and as such many bottles will not be applicable for VAT.

Where Mark Littler LTD are acting as an agent for a client and selling a bottle on their behalf this will be noted in the product description.  These bottles are not subject to VAT.

Bottles that are being sold under the margin scheme will be noted in the product description.  These bottles are not subject to VAT.

If a bottle is subject to VAT then this will be noted in the product description.  If you are a buyer from outside of the UK then the VAT can be removed from the sales price. 

Please contact us for an invoice to settle at

Shipping Within The UK

Free shipping is available for all orders within the United Kingdom.

Shipping Worldwide

We can ship worldwide. Please see below for specific destinations and prices, or if your destination is not listed then please contact us at for a custom shipping price.


Switzerland (CH) – £35
Cyprus (CY) – £35
Germany (DE) – £30
Finland (FI) – £35
Guernsey (GG) – £25
Ireland (IE) – £25
Luxembourg (LU) – £25
Monaco (MC) – £30
Malta (MT) – £35
Netherlands (NL) – £25
Norway (NO) – £40


Hong Kong (HK) – £50
Macau (MO) – £50
Singapore (SG) – £50
Taiwan (TW) – £50
Japan (JP) – £50
Malaysia (MY) – £50
Republic of Korea (South Korea) (KR) – £50
Australia (AU) – £40
New Zealand (NZ) – £50


USA – We can ship to the following states . Prices start at £45:

Alaska (anchorage only), California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.

More Information.

How Long Does Shipping Take?

Once an offer has been accepted and payment received your whisky will shipped the same day if in office hours (Monday – Friday 8.30am to 5.oopm).

If payment is received out of office hours then the bottle(s) will be shipped the next working day.

Orders shipped to the UK will be sent 24 hour delivery. Delivery times worldwide will vary depending on the shipping destination. Please contact us for specific timings for your required shipping address.

Returns Policy

Returns must be made within 14 days of receiving your item.

If you intend to return an item please contact us immediately by emailing and state:

– Why you are returning the item.
– Where you are based.
– What packaging/shipping/insurance you will have in place or if you would like us to arrange this (see below for costs).

Items must be returned in the same condition in which they were received.

If you choose to arrange to return an item yourself you must ensure your packaging is suitable. Ideally this should be equal to or in excess of the standard of packaging used in the original shipping. You are responsible for insurance of the bottle when shipping it back to us, proof of postage must be obtained.

Fully insured, UK return shipping and suitable packaging can be arranged for £15. For international returns please contact us for a quote.

Once the item is received the item will be fully inspected by our experts and any discrepancies will result in the item being returned to you (at your cost) and the refund being denied.

Once the item’s condition has been verified, refunds will be sent via BACS to the account from which we received original payment. Other accounts cannot be credited.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Watch the latest from our YouTube Channel

With new videos every week on investing, collecting and whisky news.

Recently viewed