Cambridge Shire by Emanuel Bowen / Thomas Kitchin

Cambridge Shire by Emanuel Bowen / Thomas Kitchin

Code: 52925

£60.00 Approx $73.62, €68.26

Author: Bowen, Emanuel (late) & Bowen, Thomas

Publisher: Atlas Anglicanus, Or a Complete Sett of Maps of the Counties of South Britain.

Date published: 1767

Long title: Cambridge Shire divided into Hundreds etc. Copper engraving with original outline hand colouring. Overall size in hinged, off white fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove : 38.8cms.x 49.4cms. Image size : 227mm.x 321mm. Centrefold as published. Three brown marks in bottom portion of map, some browning at margin edge left and one brown spot below title, little dusting blank areas else good. Rare. Like Bowen (and Kitchin's) Large English Atlas these smaller maps are 'characterized by detailed texts in the spaces surrounding the map and by elegant rococo decoration, which became the hallmark of his engraving' (Iolo Roberts and Menai Roberts for DNB). Hodsen p 125. Chubb, Printed Maps in the Atlases of Great Britain CCXXXI