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  • Title: 1744 Bowen Map of Asia -- A New & Exact Map of Asia Compiled from Surveys & authentick Journals assisted by the most approved modern Maps & Charts…
  • Date: 1744, London
  • Cartographer: E Bowen
  • Size:14.4 X 17.7 in.
  • Description: This a very nice map of Asia with plenty of only partially explored regions. Kamchatka appears as a squat peninsula above the island of Yedso (Hokkaido), to the east of which is a large landmass labeled De Gama's Land named for the Portuguese captain who reported sighting land in the northern Pacific. Novaya Zemlya is only partially shown in the Northern Ocean (Artctic Ocean). The Sea of Japan is named the Sea of Corea. The direction of trade winds are graphically shown in the oceans. With that said, plenty of topographical, river, lake and settlement details are offered. The map is decorated with a title cartouche and a nice compass rose.

    Reserve: $180.00

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  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

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  • Condition

    Very Good - Good. Nice engraving on laid paper. Slight toning, mostly in margins. Slight soiling. Issued centerfold. Uncolored.

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    1744 Bowen Map of Asia -- A New & Exact Map of Asia

    Estimate $200 - $250Apr 25, 2019
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #21927 in Ohio
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert