Lot 548: Bowen map of Caspian Sea 1747

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PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:40

Lot 548: Author: Bowen, Emanuel; Title: A New and Accurate Map of the Caspian Sea Laid down from the Memoirs of Soskam Sabbas a Georgian Prince; Place Published: London; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1747; Description: Copper-engraved map. 32.2x25 cm (12½x9¾").The map is focused on the entire sea with various regions identified including Ghiwie, Usbeck, Corasan, Shirwan, and Astrakhan. The map is based on the writings of Sulchan Saba Orbeliani. Condition: Marginal dampstains just intruding lightly into image at top and bottom right corners; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $100-150
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