1747 Bowen - A new and accurate map of Chili, Terra Magellanica, Terra del Fuego &c.
Hand-colored 1747 Bowen map with insets of Santiago and Tierra del Fuego
A New and Accurate Map of Chili, Terra Magellanica, Terra del Fuego &c. Laid down according to the latest improvements and regulated by astron.l observat.ns.
35.5 x 42.7 cm (14 x 16.8 in)
Bowen's map of the southern part of South America from A Complete System of Geography. Includes many place names, much topographical detail, and a number of notations that provide additional geographical and historical information.
An inset of a city plan for Santiago, capital of Chile, contains a legend listing significant buildings and locations, and a second inset details the area around Terra del Fuego and traces the tracks of several explorations.
Left margin trimmed, with some soiling. Minor foxing.