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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 112

    OWEN, John & Emanuel BOWEN (d. 1767). Bowles's Britannia Depicta: or, Ogilby Improved. Being an Actual Survey of all the Direct and Principal Cross Roads of England and Wales. London: Carington Bowles, [c.1764]. Small 4° (200 x 150mm). 273 engraved county maps and strip maps, baroque cartouches, coats-of-arms. Contemporary speckled calf gilt (rebacked preserving old lettering-piece). Provenance: Aldborough (early cropped signature on title). cf. Chubb CLVI. The present copy, which is undated, does not conform exactly to any of the Chubb entries.

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    OWEN, John & Emanuel BOWEN (d. 1767). Bowles's Britannia Depicta: or, Ogilby Improved. Being an Actual Survey of all the Direct and Principal Cross Roads of England and Wales. London: Carington Bowles, [c.1764]. Small 4° (200 x 150mm). 273 engraved county maps and strip maps, baroque cartouches, coats-of-arms. Contemporary speckled calf gilt (rebacked preserving old lettering-piece). Provenance: Aldborough (early cropped signature on title). cf. Chubb CLVI. The present copy, which is undated, does not conform exactly to any of the Chubb entries.


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