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BOWEN, Emanuel.

A New and ACCURATE MAP of VIRGINIA & MARYLAND, Laid down from Surveys and Regulated by Astronl. Observatns. By Eman. Bowen.

Published: A Complete System of Geography. Herman Moll. 1747.

Stock code: 56381

Price: £850

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Atractive map of the Chesapeake Bay including only a thin strip of southern Pennsylvania, which is named but with nothing identified. Decorative title cartouche at lower right. Emmanuel Bowen was one of the leading English mapmakers of the eighteenth-century, and was unusual in that he was cartographer to both the French and English Royal Courts.

Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Fine condition; wide margins. Size: 23 x 32 cm. (9 x 12 inches)

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