"A New and Accurate Map of Nubia & Abissinia together with all the Kingdoms Tributary Thereto, and bordering upon them. Laid down from the latest & best Authorities and regulated by Astronl. Observations", Bowen, Emanuel
Subject: Eastern Africa
Period: 1747 (published)
Publication: A Complete System of Geography…
Color: Hand Color
17 x 14 inches
43.2 x 35.6 cm
Finely engraved and informative map covering eastern Africa, the Red Sea and part of Arabia. Names many kingdoms in the region of present-day Egypt, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. Filled with place names, trails, and extensive notations describing various tribes and traveling conditions (Desart of Berdoa - Excessive Droughty, and dangerous travelling because of thieves). A handsome map that includes a pictorial cartouche and a compass rose.
Repairs on fold separations in blank margins.