A New & Accurate Map of China. Drawn from Surveys made by the Jesuit Missionaries, by...

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

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Description

Bowen's map of China from 'A Complete System of Geography'. With an elaborate allegorical cartouche and a compass rose. Includes Korea and Formosa and advertising notes and observations on China.

Details

CartographerEmanuel Bowen
TitleA New & Accurate Map of China. Drawn from Surveys made by the Jesuit Missionaries, by Order of the Emperor.
Publisher, YearE. Bowen, London, 1747
Plate Size34.5 x 42.1 cm (13.6 x 16.6 inches)
Sheet Size42.5 x 48.6 cm (16.7 x 19.1 inches)

Condition

Evidence of two old vertical folds, centrefold backed.

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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Antique map of China. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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