A Map of Old Greenland or Oster Bygd & Wester Bygd ... An Improved Map of Iceland ... A...

Emanuel Bowen (*1693 - 1767)
Antique map of the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Island. 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 4 small maps of the North Atlantic Islands Greenland, Iceland and Faroe. A curiosity on the sheet is the great maelstrom that once thought to be roared at the southern tip of Suouroy Island. Each map with it's own compass rose and mileage scale.

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CartographerEmanuel Bowen
TitleA Map of Old Greenland or Oster Bygd & Wester Bygd ... An Improved Map of Iceland ... A Map of the Islands of Ferro ... A Draught of the Whirlpool on the South East of Sumbo Rocks
Publisher, YearE. Bowen, London, 1747
Plate Size32.7 x 22.9 cm (12.9 x 9.0 inches)
Sheet Size42.0 x 25.7 cm (16.5 x 10.1 inches)

Condition

Evidence of one old fold, right margin partly replenished.

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 Map of Old Greenland or Oster Bygd & Wester Bygd ... An Improved Map of Iceland ... A Map of the Islands of Ferro ... A....
Antique map of the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Island. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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