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An accurate map of the West Indies

An accurate map of the West Indies

Descriptive Summary

Title: An accurate map of the West Indies
Creator: Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767
Inclusive Dates: 1740
Language: English
Extent: 2 item(s)
Extent: 1 map : uncolored ; 29 x 38 cm.
Collection Number: hmap1740b6
Repository: Hargrett Map Collection

Collection Description

Scope and Content

Alternate title: Accurate map of the West Indies exhibiting not only all the islands possess'd by the English, French, Spaniards & Dutch, but also all the towns and settlements on the continent of America adjacent thereto; Relief shown pictorially; Also shows southern United States, Central America, and northern South America; "Where may be had just publish'd for the use of the curious as well as students, in one vol: 8 vo., Geography reformed; or, A new system of general geography, according to an accurate analysis of ye science; augmented with several necessary branches omitted by former authors in 4 parts to which is added a copious index, answering ye end of a geographical dictionary"; Detached from and originally published in: The Gentleman's magazine, v. 10 (1740), p. 241; Map shows landforms, drainage, cities, prevailing winds, and other landmarks.; Publication: London : printed for E. Cave at St. Johns Gate, 1740


Administrative Information

Custodial History

2 copies, 1 is De Renne 1202 - 2.

Preferred Citation note

An accurate map of the West Indies, hmap1740b6, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Caribbean Area -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Central America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Maps (documents)
Southern States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
West Indies -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.

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hmap1740b6An accurate map of the West Indies exhibiting not only all the islands possess'd by the English, French, Spaniards & Dutch, but also all the towns and settlements on the continent of America adjacent thereto, 1740 Access Online