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EAST INDIES  by Bowen c.1744

An ACCURATE MAP of the EAST INDIES Laid down from the beft Authorities By Eman: Bowen Geog.r to His Majesty.

A small copper engraved map of India, Southeast Asia and the East Indies in modern hand colour by Emanuel Bowen (c.1693/94-1767), one of the leading 18th century mapmakers and engravers in London. Appointed as engraver of maps to King George II and possibly King Louis XV of France. The map was possibly published in Bowen’s Complete System of Geography (one of 70 maps in the volume) between 1744 and 1747 although the accuracy of the longitude would suggest a date nearer to 1770.

Good condition apart from two small worm holes, two pin holes and some diagonal creasing near one of the vertical folds; measures 174 x 288 mm with a strong plate mark; measures 191 x 282 mm.

Purchase code: M1609/ABAA ( This map is SOLD, looking for another copy?, please contact us. )

 

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