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"Proper Italy"

Antique map showing the part of Italy from Brixia (Brescia) and Verona south to the Aufidus (Ofanto) River and Canusium (Canosa di Puglia), engraved for volume 11 of An Universal History From Earliest Account of Time to the Present.

Much of the area of the Roman Republic's earlier conquests over Latium, Etruria, Umbria, and Samnium is shown.

Condition Description
Trimmed to platemark on right.
Emanuel Bowen Biography

Emanuel Bowen (1694?-1767) was a British engraver and print seller. He was most well-known for his atlases and county maps. Although he died in poverty, he was widely acknowledged for his expertise and was appointed as mapmaker to both George II of England and Louis XV of France. His business was carried on by his son, Thomas Bowen. He also trained many apprentices, two of whom became prominent mapmakers, Thomas Kitchin and Thomas Jeffreys.