Bowen & Owen’s Map of Somerset

£75.00

A Map of Somersetshire.

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Copper engraving, 18 x 12 cm, modern hand-colour, paper thinning affecting a couple of letters of the descriptive text at the foot of the map, black and white strip-maps on verso. A map of Somerset engraved by Emanuel Bowen for John Owen’s Britannia Depicta, a pocket road book derived from Ogilby’s innovative atlas of strip maps first published in 1675. Bowen & Owens’s work first appeared in 1720 and proved extremely popular; there were numerous editions over the next forty years.

Title

Bowen & Owen’s Somerset

Mapmaker(s)

OWEN, John

Engraver(s)

BOWEN, Emanuel

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

c.1720

Colour

modern

Printed Area Measurements

18 x 12 cm