Two copper engraved maps on one sheet, hand-colored. The maps' cartouches state they are "drawn from the most approved Maps & Charts and Regulated by Astron[mical] Observations." Includes Bahama Islands, the Windward Passage, the Virgin Islands, island place names, map scale, and compass rose. Bodies of water noted: Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, and Atlantic Ocean.
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Emanuel Bowen (1693 or 1694-1767) was an English mapmaker and engraver.
.01 Linear Feet : Some tearing along edges; small piece missing from right bottom corner. Tape on left and right edges.
Purchased with monies from the Judge H. Lester Hooker Fund
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