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Auction 178, Lot 283

"A New & Accurate Chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean Drawn from the Most Approved Modern Maps &c", Bowen, Thomas

Subject: North Atlantic Ocean

Period: 1788 (dated)

Publication: Bankes's New System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 8.5 inches
26.7 x 21.6 cm

A finely engraved small chart centered on the Atlantic, including a small part of South America, the Caribbee Islands, Newfoundland and Labrador, western Africa and Europe. The chart is embellished with rhumb lines and a simple compass rose.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.BANK-1a #9.

Condition: B

Issued folding with scattered foxing and two short fold separations at top that have been closed on verso with a combination of archival and non-archival tape.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $425

Closed on 6/10/2020