1 April 2014
BOWEN, Emanuel (ca 1720-1767) and John GIBSON (fl. 1750-1792). An Accurate Map of North America Describing and Distinguishing the British, Spanish and French Dominions on this Great Continent; exhibiting the Present Seat of War, and the French Encroachments. London: For Robert Sayer, .
Engraved map on four joined sheets, image 1033 x 1166 mm (1068 x 1281 mm sheet). Large figural cartouche, inset map of Baffin and Hudson's Bay, inset map of Fr. Kino's passage to California. (A few small marginal stains.)
A scarce French and Indian War map, showing boundaries, towns and cities, roads, forts, missions, some industries, trails, trade routes, portages, Indian villages and tribal territory, routes of navigation in the Gulf of Mexico. It includes numerous historical and descriptive notes. Phillips 574; Sellers & Van Ee 20; Tooley America p.81.
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