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Title Page: General atlas. Bowen, Frances, 1810

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Full Title: (Title Page to) A general atlas done by Frances Bowen under the care of her sister Eliza in the year 1810.

Author: Bowen, Frances

Date: 1810

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Author: Bowen, Frances

Date: 1810

Short Title: Title Page: General atlas.

Publisher: Manuscript

Type: Title Page

Object Height cm: 29

Object Width cm: 24

Note: 37 manuscript maps of the world, done by a young lady, Frances Bowen, as part of a geographical exercise. The result is very fine -- these are some of the most delicate and well executed children's maps we have seen. The paper is watermarked J. Whatman 1808 and E & P 1804, both English watermarks, hence the assumption of English origin (furthermore the meridian is from London on the World and U.S. maps) although it could be American. There is a double page map of the World, another of the Mediterranean, maps of all the continents and countries of Europe and Asia, and maps of the United States, North America, West Indies, and South America. Rebound with marbled paper boards and quarter leather with "General Atlas, Frances Bowen - 1810" on the spine.

World Area: World

Subject: School ; Children's Maps

Full Title: (Title Page to) A general atlas done by Frances Bowen under the care of her sister Eliza in the year 1810.

List No: 4871B

Series No: 2

Published In: A general atlas done by Frances Bowen under the care of her sister Eliza in the year 1810.

Publication Author: Bowen, Frances

Publication Date: 1810

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 4871.000

Publication Type: Manuscript Map

Publication Maps: 37

Publication Height cm: 30

Publication Width cm: 24

Image No: 4871B

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