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AFTER BOWEN, E. - [Bound collection of 22 maps in Italian after Bowen]

AFTER BOWEN, E. - [Bound collection of 22 maps in Italian after Bowen]
[Bound collection of 22 maps in Italian after Bowen] - AFTER BOWEN, E.
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Title : [Bound collection of 22 maps in Italian after Bowen].
Map maker : AFTER BOWEN, E..
Date : Italy, ca. 1780.
Size : 16.9 x 12.6 inches. / 43.0 x 32.0 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :The only recorded example of this bound collection of 22 maps in Italian, copied after Emanuel Bowen and given credit in the cartouches. The maps have extensive text panels in Italian, the atlas has no title page nor index.
The atlas or a collection of plates itself is non recorded in the reference books or excising in any library. We could only find a reference to the Japan map in J.Hubards book about maps of Japan. (Hubbard, map 116); OAG, 117.
Including a double hemisphere world map (with M. di Corea), Europe, Central Europe, Southern Italy, Greece and eastern Europe, France, Spain and Portugal, Portugal, Germany with Denmark, Northern Germany, Poland and Lithuania, Scandinavia, Russia, Belgium and Luxemburg, Asia (with Mare di Korea), Turkey, Africa, America, World map in Mercator projection (with "M. di Corea"), Japan (with "Mare di Corea", with difference to the Bowen map is that "The Country of Kamtschatka in Bowen's map has become Terra di Jedso in this Italian version (Hubbard, Japan, 116 and OAG 117), India with Thailand and Malaysia, Indonesia with Philippines.

Interesting to note is that the atlas includes so five maps with the naming of M. di Corea for the sea between Korea and Japan.

Condition : 19th century half calf binding. A bound collection of 22 single or double page maps.

ID: 39408

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