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The Mapping of North America

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A superb example in full contemporary wash colour of Emanuel Bowen’s map of the British Isles included in “A Complete System of Geography” published in 1744. The extremely ornate title cartouche bears an image of the Tower of London. An example of the first state. McCorkle 17.1.4; Bowen 5.1.
BOWEN, Emanuel

A New and Accurate Map of Great Britain and Ireland

London, 1744
335 x 410 mm., in magnificent full early wash colour
Stock number: 7461


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