South America Published 1779 SOLD!
An accurate Map of South America, from the best Modern Maps and Charts... Thomas Bowen c1779 Copper plate engraved with later wash and outline hand colour, Thomas Bowen for Middleton's Geography 1799.
Approx engraved area: 16 x 12.5 (410mm x 320mm)
Some old crease, fold as published, edge tear verso repair to right boarder outside engraved area.
Notes: Detailed map of South America, on the eve of its Century of Revolution, which appeared in Middleton's Geography.
A genuine antique map over 240 years old