Full title:A New & Accurate Map of the Islands of Newfoundland, Cape Briton, St John and Anticost; together with the Neighbouring Countries of Nova Scotia, Canada etc Drawn from the most approved Modern Maps and Charts, and Regulated by Astronomical Observations. Uncommon thus.. Copper engraving with original outline hand colouring. Overall size: 52.9cms x 43.4cms; image size: 428mm x 348mm. Old ink number top right of sheet. Central crease as published . Small repair to Scotia in Nova Scotia at bottom of blank; slight browning at centrefold else stunning and very detailed map Emanuel Bowen (1714-1767) was mapmaker to King George II and Louis XV (France), and his most distinguished work is the System of Geography from which this map came. His output was prolific and he produced several English county atlases, in some of which he was assisted by his son Thomas. Despite this commercial success ill-health and impecuniosity dogged both father and son, the latter dying in Clerkenwell Workhouse.
|Map maker||Bowen, Emanuel|
|Published at year||1752|
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