Image: Old Greenland 1747

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Description: Cropped and rotated from the original. Original description from the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Author: Bowen, Emanuel Date: 1747 Short Title: Old Greenland. Publisher: William Innys [et al.] London Type: Atlas Map Obj Height cm: 33 Obj Width cm: 23 Scale 1: 9,850,000 Note: Engraved map. Includes geographic notes and ornamental cartouche. Relief shown pictorially. Ancillary maps [here omitted]: A map of the islands of Ferro or Farro according to Jacobson Debes -- A draught of the Whirlpool, on the south east of Sumbo Rocks wth. the soundings -- An improved map of Iceland. Prime meridian: Teneriffe. Reference: P-Maps, p. 303 (1752 ed.); NMM p.356; M&B p 166. Country: Greenland; Iceland [here omitted] Full Title: A map of old Greenland or Oster Bygd & Wester Bygd, agreeable to Egede's late description of Greenland. By Eman. Bowen. (London: Printed for William Innys, Richard Ware, Aaron Ward, J. and P. Knapton, John Clarke, T. Longman and T. Shewell, Thomas Osborne, Henry Whitridge ... M.DCC.XLVII) List No: 3733.070 Page No: No. 71 Series No: 73 Publication Author: Bowen, Emanuel Pub Date: 1747 Pub Title: A complete system of geography. Being a description of all the countries, islands, cities, chief towns, harbours, lakes, and rivers, mountains, mines, &c. of the known world ... In two volumes. The whole illustrated with seventy maps, by Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty, being all new-drawn and ingraved according to the latest discoveries and surveys; making, of themselves, a complete atlas, for the sse of gentlemen, merchants, mariners, and others, who delight in history and geography ... Vol. 1. London: Printed for William Innys, Richard Ware, Aaron Ward, J. and P. Knapton, John Clarke, T. Longman and T. Shewell, Thomas Osborne, Henry Whitridge ... M.DCC.XLVII. Pub Reference: cf P614 (1752 edition of A Complete Atlas...); NMM p.356; M&B p 166. Pub Note: "Preserving all that is useful in the Fourth and Last edition of the Complete Geographer, publish'd under the name of Herman Moll, &c." Pub List No: 3733.000 Pub Type: Geography Book Pub Maps: 70 Pub Height cm: 43 Pub Width cm: 28 Image No: 3733070 Institution: Rumsey Collection
Title: Old Greenland 1747
Credit: David Rumsey Collection
Author: Emanuel Bowen (c. 1694–1767)
Usage Terms: Public domain
License: Public domain
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