Lot 550: Bowen map of Arabia 1747

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:40

Lot 550: Author: Bowen, Emanuel; Title: A New and Accurate Map of Turkey in Asia, Arabia, &c...; Place Published: [London]; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1747; Description: Copper-engraved map; pictorial cartouche. 34.8x42 cm (13¾x16½").Well-engraved map centered on the Arabian Peninsula, with Asia Minor, Egypt, the Red Sea, much of Persia, the Persia Gulf, etc.; the cartouche features a large camel being ridden by a gentleman with a large sword. Provenance: P.J. Radford, 1972. Condition: Some marginal darkening and a few small chips, a little wear along centerfold, very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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