Particular Draughts of Some of the Chief African Islands in the Mediterranean, as also...

Emanuel Bowen (*1693 - 1767)
Antique map of St Helena, Tenerife, Cape Verde, Malta, Mediterranean. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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Description

An unusual copper engraving by E. Bowen from 'A Complete System of Geography'. Featuring 7 small maps of islands of the Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic and South Africa including "An Accurate Map of the Islands of Malta Goze & Cuming". Each map with it's own compass rose.

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CartographerEmanuel Bowen
TitleParticular Draughts of Some of the Chief African Islands in the Mediterranean, as also in the Atlantic and Ethiopic Oceans
Publisher, YearE. Bowen, London, 1747
Plate Size35.4 x 42.6 cm (13.9 x 16.8 inches)
Sheet Size42.5 x 48.8 cm (16.7 x 19.2 inches)

Condition

Lower centrefold backed. A very good copy.

Cartographer

Emanuel Bowen was a printer, publisher and map engraver in London during the mid-eighteenth century. From 1714 onwards he worked in London and began to produce some of the finest and most attractive maps of the century.

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Emanuel Bowen: Particular Draughts of Some of the Chief African Islands in the Mediterranean, as also in the Atlantic and Ethiopic Oceans.
Antique map of St Helena, Tenerife, Cape Verde, Malta, Mediterranean. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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