Auction 112, Lot 592

"A New & Accurate Map of Asia Drawn from Actual Surveys, and otherwise Collected from Journals; assisted by the most approved Modern Maps & Charts…", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Asia

Period: 1757 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16.7 x 13.6 inches
42.4 x 34.5 cm

A finely engraved map of Asia and South East Asia filled with information. Hokkaido (Yesso) appears as an island, to the east of which is a large land mass labeled De Gama's Land named for the Portuguese captain who reported sighting land in the northern Pacific in the seventeenth century. Decorated with a pictorial title cartouche and a nice compass rose.


Condition: A

Crisp impression. Light printer's crease, else fine.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 9/28/2005