Ancient Turkey Map 10

Ancient Turkey Map 10

An accurate map of Asia Minor, as divided into its provinces, before it became posses’d by the Turks. Laid down from the most approved maps. By Eman. Bowen. (London: Printed for William Innys, Richard Ware, Aaron Ward, J. and P. Knapton, John Clarke, T. Longman and T. Shewell, Thomas Osborne, Henry Whitridge … M.DCC.XLVII)
who: Bowen, Emanuel; William Innys [et al.]
what: Historical; Geography Book; Atlas Map
when: 1747
where: Turkey
Author: Bowen, Emanuel
Date: 1747
Short Title: Asia Minor.
Publisher: London: William Innys [et al.]
Type: Atlas Map
Obj Height cm: 33
Obj Width cm: 23
Scale 1: 2,900,000
Note: Engraved map. Relief shown pictorially.
Country: Turkey
Subject: Historical
Region: Anatolia- Turkey
Full Title: An accurate map of Asia Minor, as divided into its provinces, before it became posses’d by the Turks. Laid down from the most approved maps. By Eman. Bowen. (London: Printed for William Innys, Richard Ware, Aaron Ward, J. and P. Knapton, John Clarke, T. Longman and T. Shewell, Thomas Osborne, Henry Whitridge … M.DCC.XLVII)
List No: 3733.035
Publication Author: Bowen, Emanuel
Pub Date: 1747
Pub Title: A complete system of geography. Being a description of all the countries, islands, cities, chief towns, harbours, lakes, and rivers, mountains, mines, &c. of the known world … In two volumes. The whole illustrated with seventy maps, by Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty, being all new-drawn and ingraved according to the latest discoveries and surveys; making, of themselves, a complete atlas, for the sse of gentlemen, merchants, mariners, and others, who delight in history and geography … Vol. 1. London: Printed for William Innys, Richard Ware, Aaron Ward, J. and P. Knapton, John Clarke, T. Longman and T. Shewell, Thomas Osborne, Henry Whitridge … M.DCC.XLVII.
Pub Reference: cf P614 (1752 edition of A Complete Atlas…); NMM p.356; M&B p 166.
Pub Note: In the title Bowen states that he is “Preserving all that is useful in the Fourth and Last edition of the Complete Geographer, publish’d under the name of Herman Moll, &c.” The 70 maps were also published in two other forms: in “A Complete Atlas” of 1752, and as the Maps for the “Complete Collection of Voyages” by John Harris, in 1744-48 (M&B). The text is massive and interesting, and there are several important maps of America: America, West Indies, Mexico, Louisiana, Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania et al, and Newfoundland et al. The map of the World in Hemispheres is lacking in this copy. Both volumes are newly bound in full brown leather covered boards with “Geography. Vol. 1″ and -Geography. Vol. 2” embossed on the spine in gilt.