Bowen & Owen’s Map of BedfordshireSKU: 7874
Bowen & Owen’s Map of Bedfordshire
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18 x 12 cm
Copper engraving, 18 x 12 cm, recent hand-colour, black and white strip-maps on verso. A map of Bedforshire 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.