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Seven United Provinces. Bowen, Emanuel, 1747

Seven United Provinces. / Bowen, Emanuel / 1747
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Full Title: A new and accurate map of the Seven United Provinces. Compiled from the most approv'd maps & charts and adjusted by astronoml. observations. By Emanl. Bowen. (London: Printed for William Innys, Richard Ware, Aaron Ward, J. and P. Knapton, John Clarke, T. Longman and T. Shewell, Thomas Osborne, Henry Whitridge ... M.DCC.XLVII)

Author: Bowen, Emanuel

Date: 1747

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Author: Bowen, Emanuel

Date: 1747

Short Title: Seven United Provinces.

Publisher: London: William Innys [et al.]

Type: Atlas Map ; Chart Map

Object Height cm: 32

Object Width cm: 22

Scale 1: 1,550,000

Note: Engraved map. Shows forested areas, marshes, banks, etc. Relief shown pictorially. Includes map "A chart of the sea coast of England, Holland, Zeeland and Flanders, shewing the sands, soundings, bearings &c. According to Cn. Collins, also describing some of the usual tracks of sailing from one shore to the other." Includes cartographic note and ornamental cartouche.

Reference: cf P614 (1752 edition of A Complete Atlas...); NMM p.356; M&B p 166.

Country: Netherlands

Full Title: A new and accurate map of the Seven United Provinces. Compiled from the most approv'd maps & charts and adjusted by astronoml. observations. By Emanl. Bowen. (London: Printed for William Innys, Richard Ware, Aaron Ward, J. and P. Knapton, John Clarke, T. Longman and T. Shewell, Thomas Osborne, Henry Whitridge ... M.DCC.XLVII)

List No: 3733.013

Page No: No. 14

Series No: 15

Published In: A complete system of geography. Being a description of all the countries, islands, cities, chief towns, harbours, lakes, and rivers, mountains, mines, &c. of the known world ... In two volumes. The whole illustrated with seventy maps, by Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty, being all new-drawn and ingraved according to the latest discoveries and surveys; making, of themselves, a complete atlas, for the sse of gentlemen, merchants, mariners, and others, who delight in history and geography ... Vol. 1. London: Printed for William Innys, Richard Ware, Aaron Ward, J. and P. Knapton, John Clarke, T. Longman and T. Shewell, Thomas Osborne, Henry Whitridge ... M.DCC.XLVII.

Publication Author: Bowen, Emanuel

Publication Date: 1747

Publication Reference: cf P614 (1752 edition of A Complete Atlas...); NMM p.356; M&B p 166.

Publication Note: In the title Bowen states that he is "Preserving all that is useful in the Fourth and Last edition of the Complete Geographer, publish'd under the name of Herman Moll, &c." The 70 maps were also published in two other forms: in "A Complete Atlas" of 1752, and as the Maps for the "Complete Collection of Voyages" by John Harris, in 1744-48 (M&B). The text is massive and interesting, and there are several important maps of America: America, West Indies, Mexico, Louisiana, Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania et al, and Newfoundland et al. The map of the World in Hemispheres is lacking in this copy. Both volumes are newly bound in full brown leather covered boards with "Geography. Vol. 1" and -Geography. Vol. 2" embossed on the spine in gilt.

Publication List No: 3733.000

Publication Type: Geography Book

Publication Maps: 70

Publication Height cm: 43

Publication Width cm: 28

Image No: 3733013

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