C1791

Bowles’s new one-sheet map of Asia, divided into its empires, kingdoms, states, and other subdivisions : laid down from observations of the most celebrated geographers.

Mapmaker:

Carrington Bowles (1724 - 1793)

A scarce early dated issue of Bowle’s detailed map of Asia, “Published as the Act directs, 4 June 1791,” with table at bottom of, “A Methodical Division of Asia. and scales in British and Turkish miles, Indian Cosses and Russian … Read Full Description

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S/N: ASI-1791-BOWL–186052
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Full Title:

Bowles’s new one-sheet map of Asia, divided into its empires, kingdoms, states, and other subdivisions : laid down from observations of the most celebrated geographers.

Date:

C1791

Mapmaker:

Carrington Bowles (1724 - 1793)

Condition:

Minor creasing, small repaired split of centre fold at lower margin, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Copper engraving hand coloured

Image Size: 

580mm 
x 500mm
AUTHENTICITY
Bowles's new one-sheet map of Asia, divided into its empires, kingdoms, states, and other subdivisions : laid down from observations of the most celebrated geographers. - Antique Map from 1791

Genuine antique
dated:

1791

Description:

A scarce early dated issue of Bowle’s detailed map of Asia, “Published as the Act directs, 4 June 1791,” with table at bottom of, “A Methodical Division of Asia. and scales in British and Turkish miles, Indian Cosses and Russian Wersts.” 

Mapmaker:

Carrington Bowles (1724-1793)

Print and map seller born in London, apprenticed to his father as a joiner. He worked in partnership with his father as John Bowles & Son from about 1753 until taking over his uncle, Thomas Bowles, in about 1762.

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