Lot 22: BOWEN, EMANUEL. A New and Accurate Map of the Empire of Japan.
December 6, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: BOWEN, EMANUEL. A New and Accurate Map of the Empire of Japan. Engraved folding map, 360x440 mm, wide margins; minor browning at bottom of sheet in margin. London, 1744
Notes: Closely follows the Bellin map of 1735. The present example is in the First State with "No. 80" in the lower right corner. Both the first and second states of the map appeared in various editions of A Complete System of Geography. Walter OAG 92; Campbell 61; Cortazzi, pl. 81.