BL-00006

View of the Coast of Japan when we first saw it - Bowen (c.1785)

  • Condition: Good, given age. Original folds, as issued. Some age related toning. Please study scan carefully.
  • Date: c.1785
  • Overall size: 25 x 38.7 cm
  • Image size: 23 x 31 cm
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.. View of the Coast of Japan when we first saw it - Bowen (c.1785)

Description: Full title:Part of Japan or Nippon. View of the Coast of Japan when we first saw it: The Hill a bearing West 3 miles distant. London Published by Allexer Hogg at the Kings Arms No. 10 Paternoster Row’. A copper engraved, uncolored map small section of the east coast of Honshu, with an inset projection of the coastline as seen by the James Cook voyage.

Artists and Engravers: Engraver: Thomas Bowen (1732-1790) Publisher: Alexander Hogg.