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Bowen & Owen’s Map of Northamptonshire

SKU: 6068

Bowen & Owen’s Map of Northamptonshire

Date of publication:

Printed Measurement:
18 x 12 cm



  • John Owen
  • Engraver(s):
    Emanuel Bowen

    A Map of Northamptonshire.

    Copper engraving, 18 x 12 cm, recent hand-colour, black and white strip-maps on verso. Map of Northamptonshire 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.