'SURREY Divided into its HUNDREDS' by Emanuel Bowen (General Magazine / Natural History) c.1756/1763
An attractive and finely engraved 18th Century map of Surrey, by Emanuel Bowen, which appeared in The Natural History of England (London: W. Owen, 1763). The original pages of text which accompanied the map are included in the purchase.
Emanuel Bowen (fl. 1714-1767) was among the most renowned and prolific map engravers of the 18th century and was appointed Geographer to both George II of Great Britain and Louis XV of France. Along with Thomas Kitchin and his son, Thomas Bowen, he produced some of the finest maps and atlases of the period but died in poverty.
- This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
- Printed area is approximately 20cms by 18cms.
- 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 240 years old.