An Accurate Map of Herefordshire by Emanuel Bowen

An Accurate Map of Herefordshire by Emanuel Bowen

Code: 54180

£225.00 Approx $309.49, €263.47

Date: 1762

Long title: An Accurate Map of Herefordshire Divided into its Hundreds. Drawn from the best Maps and Surveys, Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to its Air, Soil Natural produce, trade Manufactures, present state of the City of Hereford and other principal Towns. Copper engraving, later hand colouring. Overall size : 73.6cms.x 57.5cms. Image size : 693mm.x 694mm. Decorative cartouche at top right with dedication cartouche at bottom right. Centre fold  as published.  Very good condition apart from two virtually invisible edge tear repairs top margin and  pencil price of £60 E Bowen 1763 on verso.       

 The Large English Atlas was the finest county atlas produced in the 18th.Century and was the largest scale atlas produced to date. Clearly engraved in detail with views and panels of text in the areas surrounding each county describing the commerce and the state of the principal cities.