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  WORLD 
 World Maps 

BOWEN, Emanuel. [World map depicting circumnavigator's routes]
A New and Accurate Map of the World. Drawn from the best Authorities and regulated by Astronomical Observations: Describing the Course of each of the following Circum-Navigators Viz Ferdinand Magellan, Sr. Francis Drake and Commodore Anson. London, 1748. 365 x 555mm.
A world map on an oval projection twenty years before Cook's first circumnavigation, thus showing an incomplate Australia and New Zealand. Also of interest are 'De Gama's Land' in the north Pacific and the note claiming that 'S.r Francis Drake was the First Navigator who made the Circuit of the Globe' because Magellan was killed in the Ladrones. Engraved by Thomas Kitchin, the map was published in the second edition of John Harris' 'Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'.
[Ref: 17136]    £750.00 ($994 • €845 rates)


  AMERICA 
 Eastern Seaboard 

BOWEN, Emanuel. [The first printed map of Georgia]
A New Map of Georgia, with Part of Carolina, Florida and Louisiana. Drawn from Original Draughts, assisted by the moft approved Maps and Charts. Collected by Eman: Bowen Geographer to his Majesty. London, 1748. 370 x 480mm.
The first map of Georgia, published only fifteen years after the colony's foundation by James Oglethorpe on February 12th 1733. It shows Charleston west to the Mississippi, and south to New Orleans and Cape Canaveral in Florida, marking the lands of the tribes both friendly and hostile and known trails. The borders of the province with Florida and Louisiana are purposefully vague (the 'G' of Georgia is west of Mississippi) as there had been no negotiation with the Spanish. Indeed, such was the expectation of war that Oglethorpe originally banned slavery as a security risk. The map was published in the 1748 edition of John Harris’ 'Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca, or Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels', which contained a new chapter dedicated to Georgia, for which this map was engraved. As this was the official account of the colony, Bowen had access to the maps made by the colonists themselves. CUMMING: 267, Colour Plate 18.
[Ref: 15278]    £2,800.00 ($3,710 • €3,153 rates)


  ASIA 
 The Holy Land 

BOWEN, Emanuel. [18th Century English map of The Holy Land]
An Accurate Map of the Holy Land, Divided into the XII Tribes Accomodated to Sacred History, & describing the Travels of Jesus Christ. London, 1749. Coloured. 330 x 230mm.
Detailed map of the ancient Holy Land, showing mountains, rivers, towns, divisions of the Twelve Tribes of Israel, and routes of the travels of Jesus Christ.
[Ref: 17149]    £320.00 ($424 • €360 rates)


  AUSTRALASIA 
 Australia 

BOWEN, Emanuel. [The first large-scale map of Australia by an Englishman]
A Complete Map of the Southern Continent. Survey'd by Capt. Abel Tasman & depicted by Order of the East India Company in Holland in the Stadt House in Amsterdam. London, 1744. Coloured. 380 x 490mm.
The first printed map of Australia by an Englishman, although copied from Thevenot, published in the second edition of John Harris' 'Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'. Bowen has added the Tropic of Capricorn and two texts: the upper block emphasises that no assumptions have been made, so white space abounds between New Guinea and Carpentaria, and between the mainland, Tasmania and New Zealand; the lower text starts 'It is impossible to conceive a Country that promises fairer from its situation, than this of Terra Australia; no longer incognita, as this map demonstrates...' CLANCY: map 6.25, illus; PERRY: p.60, plate 69.
[Ref: 16275]    £4,750.00 ($6,294 • €5,349 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 English Counties 

BOWEN, Emanuel. [A large-format map of Leicester and Rutland]
An Accurate Map of the Counties of Leicester and Rutland divided into their respective hundreds ... London: Tinney & Sayer, c.1756. Original colour. 570 x 740mm. A very good example.
A large map of Leicester and Rutland with dedications to the Most Noble John Duke of Rutland, ... and To the Rt. Honourable Brownlow Cecil, Earl of Exeter.
[Ref: 15152]    £280.00 ($371 • €315 rates)


BOWEN, Emanuel. [Cambridgeshire]
An Accurate Map of Cambridgeshire Divided into its Hundreds Tinney, Bowles & Son, Sayer, London, c.1760, original outline colour, 700 x 515mm
A large and attractive map of Cambridgeshire, with a detailed inset view of Ely in the top right hand corner. The title contained in a cartouche with locals catching eels on the fens. With a dedicatory text contined in a rococo cartouche surmounted by a coat of arms and a large amount of inset explanatory text giving information about the county in the left and bottom margins. From Kitchin's "Large English Atlas"
[Ref: 10012]    £280.00 ($371 • €315 rates)


  EUROPE 
 France 

BOWEN, Emanuel. [France]
A Map Of France Divided Into Its Provinces... London, J. Robinson, 1744. Original Colour. 200 x 250mm.
A detailed map of France including the territorial gains it made during the War of the Austrian Succession. From "The Travels Of The Late Charles Thompson...".
[Ref: 10741]    £150.00 ($199 • €169 rates)


BOWEN, Emanuel. [France]
A New & Accurate Map of France with it's Acquisitions. London, 1752. Coloured. 365 x 440mm.
Published in the 'Complete Atlas', with inset charts of the harbours of Toulon & Brest and an illustrated title cartouche.
[Ref: 9902]    £240.00 ($318 • €270 rates)


 Switzerland 

BOWEN, Emanuel. [Map of Switerland with a plan of Geneva]
A New & Accurate map of Switzerland with its Allies and Subjects. Composed from ye most approv'd maps &c. and regulated by astronom.l observat.ns By Emanl. Bowen.. London, c .1747. Coloured. 325 x 230mm.
Map of Switzerland from 'A Complete System of Geography'. With a large inset plan of Geneva, with keys at sides to 67 locations.
[Ref: 15597]    £270.00 ($358 • €304 rates)


 Russia 

BOWEN, Emanuel. [A decorative map of Russia]
A New and Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire as contained both in Europe and Asia. London, 1748. Coloured. 375 x 455mm.
Depicting Russia, from the Caspian Sea to the Kamchtka peninsula. With Korea, northern China and the Great Wall. With an ornamental title cartouche. Published in John Harris' 'Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'.
[Ref: 11513]    £280.00 ($371 • €315 rates)


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