Lot 547: Bowen map of Peru & Amazon 1747

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:40

Lot 547: Author: Bowen, Emanuel; Title: A New and Accurate Map of Peru, and the Country of the Amazones. Drawn from the most authentick French Maps &c.; Place Published: London; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1747; Description: Copper-engraved map. 35x42.2 cm (13¾x16½").Attractive and well-engraved map with much detail focused on the Amazon River. Covers the region from Ecuador south well into Chili. The western coastal areas are fully developed and well mapped with hundreds of place names, including Lima. Several interesting notations including one locating gold and silver. Condition: Darkening along centerfold, short tear at top, very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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