London, South Kensington
12 November 2007
OWEN, John & Emanuel BOWEN. Britannia depicta, or Ogilby improved; being a correct copy of Mr Ogilby's actual survey of all ye direct & principal crossroads in England and Wales. London: Thomas Bowles & Emanuel Bowen, 1720. Small 4° (205 x 132mm). Engraved title, 4 pages of table and 273 engraved pages after Emanuel Bowen, including county maps and strip road maps with corresponding coat-of-arms, 4 leaves of publisher's catalogue at end (very lightly and evenly browned throughout). Contemporary panelled calf (rebacked and recornered, very rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: illegible signature on title. Chubb CXLVII.
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