Antique Map of Tartary, China and Korea by Bowen (c.1741)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Minor defects from handling, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1741
  • Overall size: 55 x 41 cm.
  • Image size: 53.5 x 38 cm.

€ 2.700,–($ 3,177.61 / £ 2,465.35)

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.. A general Map of Eastern and Western Tatary (..) - Bowen (c.1741)

Description: Antique map titled 'A General Map of Eastern and Western Tatary, commonly call'd Tartary; drawn from the Particular Maps of the Jesuit Missionaries'. Rare antique map of Tartary, China and Korea. Includes a nice detail of Korea, Japan and China, along with a detailed chart explaining the subdivisions within Tartary. The map was engraved by Emanuel Bowen and originates from an English Edition of Du Halde's Descriptions De La Chine.

Artists and Engravers: Emanuel Bowen (1694?–1767) was an English map engraver, who worked for George II of England and Louis XV of France as a geographer.