British Isles by John Dower

British Isles by John Dower

Code: 52670

£45.00 Approx $55.21, €51.19

Author: John Dower

Publisher: Orr andCo Amen Corner, Paternoster Row

Date published: 1835 circa

Steel engraving, original outline hand colouring. Overall size hinged in off white fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove : 36.2cms.x 42.7cms. Image size : 206mm.x 264mm. Centrefold as published. At bottom of map is a highly decorative Section from London to Cape Wrath featuring a chain of mountains, each named and with their heights marked. Faint grey marks in Atlantic Ocean below Shetland but barely noticeable else very good condition. John Crane Dower (1791? - 1847) engraver, draughtsman, publisher and printer. Engraved maps for the Greenwood brothers for Thomas Moule, Henry Teesdale and George Bradshaw. He left the business to his sons, John James Dower and Frederick James Dower and the former was also prolific in map production. (British Map Engravers Worms and Baynton-Williams)