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    Sale 2059

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    5 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 221

    BOWEN, Emanuel (d.1767). A New & Accurate Map of all the Known World Drawn from the latest & most Authentic Surveys... [London, ca 1752].

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    BOWEN, Emanuel (d.1767). A New & Accurate Map of all the Known World Drawn from the latest & most Authentic Surveys... [London, ca 1752].
    Engraved double hempisphere map, 409 x 558 mm, hand-colored, central title within ornamental frame, 4 hand-colored vignettess at corners representing the continents, and a globe at bottom center. (A few minor repairs, reinforced along one edge.) Matted.

    Bowen's decorative map showing Australia connected to New Guinea and the northern part of North America identified as "parts undiscovered." From A Complete Atlas, or Distinct View of the Known World, London, 1752.


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