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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: Sussex Divided into its Rapes, Deanries & Hundreds; exhibiting the City, Borough. Copper engraving with original outline hand colouring. Overall size in hinged, off white fully conservation grade mount and back with decorative v groove : 48.8cms.x 39.8cms. Image size : 325mm.x 228mm. Very good condition apart from slight mark below Rye Harbour in blank area and old ink spot in text top right. 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