An original antique, copper-plate engraved map of the Southern part of Africa by the renowned cartographer Emanuel Bowen. It was published in London in'A Complete System of Geography... The main map is fully titled'A New and Accurate map of the Southern Parts of Africa Containing Lower Guinea, Monoemugi, Zanguebar, the Empire of Monomotapa, County of the Cafres etc and the Isld of Madagascar. Drawn from the best Authorities, assisted by the most approved Charts & Maps & adjusted by Astronl. It has significant detail of place names along with various notes and includes a very decorative title cartouche featuring lions, and a compass rose.
The printed area measures approximately 425mm x 343mm with small margins beyond, blank verso. Please study the photographs carefully to fully appreciate the condition.
The item "Original antique map SOUTH AFRICA, MADAGASCAR, Emanuel Bowen, c. 1750" is in sale since Monday, August 6, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps".
The seller is "mapsetcetera1" and is located in Menston, West Yorkshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.