"Particular Draughts of Some of the Chief African Islands in the Mediterranean, as Also in the Atlantic and Ethiopic Oceans", Bowen, Emanuel
Subject: African Islands; Malta
Period: 1766 (published)
Publication: The Maps and Charts to the Modern Part of the Universal History...
Color: Hand Color
16.7 x 13.5 inches
42.4 x 34.3 cm
This sheet includes 8 separate small maps, primarily focused on islands around, or a part of, Africa. The maps include: An Accurate Map of the Islands of Malta Goze & Cuming; An Accurate Chart of Cape de Verd Islands...; The Bay of Agoa de Saldanha; Island of Teneriffe; A Plan of the Dutch Fort at the Cape of Good Hope; A Draught of Table Bay; Island of Madera; and A Correct Map of the Island of St. Hellena... Each map features place names, topographical information, a compass rose, and descriptive English text.
References: Norwich #338; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.BOW-2d #35.
A crisp impression on a bright sheet with a faint dampstain at bottom right.