'A New Map of Georgia

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Lot Description

'A New Map of Georgia, with Part of Carolina, Florida and Louisiana. Drawn from Original Draughts, assisted by the most approved Maps and Charts Collected by Eman: Bowen. Geographer to his Majesty'. A rare and decorative 1748 map of the south-eastern United States by Emanuel Bowen, from John Harris’ Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels, 3rd edition, pub. London 1764, covering the region from the Mississippi River to Charleston. Detailed with Indian tribal territories, alliances with the French or English and trading paths. Copper plate engraving 360 x 477mm, untrimmed 397 x 520mm including margins, in good condition, some original vertical creases.