Turkey Anatolia Asia Minor Cyprus Mesopotamia Black Sea 1766 Bowen folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A New and Accurate Map of Anatolia or Asia Minor with Syria and Such Other Provinces of the Turkish Empire as Border Thereupon, Laid Down According to the Best Authorities & Regulated by Astronomical Observations.
(Europe / Turkey/ Cyprus/ Black Sea/ Mesopotamia Valley- Iraq/ Syria- Kurdistan).
Issued 1766, London. Engraved by E. Bowen.
Fine mid-18th century engraved map. Large pictorial cartouche lower left.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, small old blind stamp near lower right within Baghdad, essentially invisible to the eye when viewing map. Overall, pleasing appearance, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Sheet measures c. 14 3/4"H x 18 1/8"W.
Engraved area measures c. 13 1/2"H x 16 1/2"W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.