A New & Accurate Map of Asia Drawn from Actual Surveys ...

Emanuel Bowen (*1693 - 1767)
Antique map of the Asian continent. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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Bowen's map of Asia. From 'A Complete System of Geography'. With the mythical De Gama's Land, east of Japan, with the note 'This coast was discover'd by John de Gama in a Voyage from China to New Spain.'De Gama land seems to be a part of the pre-history of the Northeast Coast of America, which would soon be laid to rest by the voyages of Bering, Cook and others in the region. Decorated with a compass rose and a nice title cartouche.

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CartographerEmanuel Bowen
TitleA New & Accurate Map of Asia Drawn from Actual Surveys ...
Publisher, YearE. Bowen, London, 1747
Plate Size34.7 x 42.5 cm (13.7 x 16.7 inches)
Sheet Size42.5 x 48.5 cm (16.7 x 19.1 inches)

Condition

Centrefold in lower half backed, tear right to the centrefold backed. Small tears in lower margin backed. A 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: A New & Accurate Map of Asia Drawn from Actual Surveys ....
Antique map of the Asian continent. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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