'FRANCE' by J. Gibson (E. Bowen) c.1758

'FRANCE' by J. Gibson (E. Bowen) c.1758
SKU: gibsfm/fran/001

An attractive 18th century miniature map of France which was drawn and engraved by John Gibson (with improvements by Emanuel Bowen) for the pocket atlas, Atlas Minimus Illustratus: Containing Fifty-Two Pocket Maps Of The World (London: J. Newbery, 1758). The text beneath the map describes France as being 138,837 square miles with a supposed population of 14 million inhabitants.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with original hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 6.4cms by 9.8cms.
  • The map is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame museum quality mount.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 250 years old.