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Three (3) Maps of America, including Thomas Bowen, Benedetto Marzolla. 1st item: A New & Accurate Map of North America; With the New Discovered Islands on the North East coast of Asia engraved by Thomas Bowen (English, 18th Century) from New System of Geography by the Reverend Thomas Bankes, London, circa 1787-1790. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring depicting North America, Central America, parts of South America and "parts unknown", focusing on the discoveries of Captain Cook in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska with countries, states, cities, mountain ranges, geological features, bodies of water, and other areas of interest identified in English text. Title, lower left of map. Map surrounded by scale notations and double line border. Image - 10 1/2" H x 17 1/4" W. Sight - 11 1/2" H x 18" W. Framed - 19" H x 25 1/4" W. Matted and housed under glass in a wooden frame. 2nd item: Carta Generale Dell' America Settentrionale by Benedetto Marzolla (Italian, 1801-1858) from Atlante Geografico, Naples, 1842. Lithographed map with color depicting North America, Central America, parts of South America with countries, states, cities, mountain ranges, geological features, bodies of water, and other areas of interest identified in Italian text. Explanation, center left, scale of miles, lower center of map. Three columns of notes and statistical tables in Italian text, centered below map. Double matted and housed under glass in a wooden frame. Image - 16" H x 20" W. Sight - 17 1/4" H x 21" W. Framed - 24 1/4" H x 32 1/2" W. 3rd item: Messico e Stati dell'America Centrale; Istmo di Panama map by Joseph Hutchins Colton (American, 1800-1893) and Benedetto Marzolla from Atlante Geografico, New York, 1851, Naples, 1854. Lithographed map with color depicting the Southern most part of North America and Central America with countries, states, cities, mountain ranges, geological features, bodies of water, and other areas of interest identified in Italian text. Inset map of Panama and statistical tables, center left of map. Scale of Miles, lower center of map. Five columns of notes in Italian, below map. Map surrounded by scale notations, map and notes surrounded by double line border. Image - 17 1/2" H x 24" W. Sheet - 20" H x 28 1/2" W. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

Condition

1st item: Overall good condition with toning. Not examined outside of frame. 2nd item: Overall good condition with foxing spots. Not examined outside of frame. 3rd item: Overall good condition with toning, areas of dampstaining, foxing spots, tears, largest 1 1/2", to surface of map. Retail pencil inscriptions, en verso.

Buyer's Premium

  • 28%

3 Maps of America, incl. Bowen, Marzolla

Estimate $350 - $450Apr 27, 2019