A new and accurate map of Africa, drawn from the best authorities by Thos
Antique copperplate map, 1789
Title of map: 'A new and accurate map of Africa, drawn from the best
authorities by Thos Bowen'
The image below shows an enlarged cross section from the centre of the map to
show the level of printed detail. This map is folding hence the centrefold line
may show on the image below:
DATE PRINTED: 1789
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 35.0 x 42.5cm, 13.75 x 16.75 inches (Large); Please note
that this is a folding map.
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Bowen, Thomas
PROVENANCE: "A New Royal, Authentic and Complete System of Universal
Geography", by Thomas Bankes, Edward Warren Blake, Alexander Cook & Thomas
Bowen, printed for C. Cooke, No. 17, Pater-Noster Row (1789)
TYPE: Antique copperplate map
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
CONDITION: Fair: Spotting; Old creasing. Black ink & other stains. Small
repaired closed tear. Please note any other blemishes on the scan prior to
purchasing this picture. If the print has been scanned in black and white, any
foxing or spotting highlighted in this statement may appear brown on the actual
print. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map.
Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due
to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. I offer a no
questions asked return policy - see below.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date
stated above. I do not offer reproductions. It is not a modern copy. The term
original' when applied to a print means that it was printed at the first or
original date of publication; it does not imply that the item is unique.
Print' means any image created by applying an inked block to paper or card
under pressure by any method including wood engraving, steel engraving,
copperplate, wood cut and lithography.
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Stadt ansichten. ITALIA: Stampe e Mappe antiche. ESPAÑA: Mapas antiquos y
impresiones antiguas. E and OE. Force Majeure. English law shall apply.
RETURNS POLICY: I offer a no questions returns policy. All I ask is that you
pay return shipping and mail back to me in original condition, suitably packed
insured, within 14 days of receipt.