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Map, hand coloured engraving, New Medium Map of Hamp Shire ie Hampshire, scale about 7 miles to 1 inch, by Bowen 1767, published in Bowles's New Medium English Atlas by Bowles and Carver, 69 St Paul's Churchyard, London, after 1793.
The map, by the late Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Bowen, was originally published in Atlas Anglicanus by Thomas Kitchin, 59 Holborn Hill, London, 1767. There are panels of descriptive text in spare spaces around the map.
This example has never been folded and bound in an atlas, but has the plate number 15.
map feature:-  hand coloured & title cartouche & oval cartouche & compass rose & scale line & lat and long scales & lat and long grid & sea tinted & coast form lines & rivers & woods & forests & trees & relief & hillocks & parks & county & hundreds & settlements & roads & distances from London
scale line:-  12 miles = 45.0 mm
inscription:-  printed -on- title cartouche, upper left BOWLES'S / NEW MEDIUM MAP / OF / HAMP SHIRE / Divided into its / HUNDREDS; / Exhibiting the / Roads, Towns and Villages; / with their Distances from London, / Church Livings, / Seats of the Nobility, and / Historical Remarks. LONDON: / Printed for the / Proprietors / Bowles & Carver, No.69 in St. Paul's Church Yard.
inscription:-  -on- central -- fleur de lys and crown; height 13.5cm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Bowen 1767
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 43.5x28.5cm
wxh, plate = 332x236mm
wxh, map = 3117x227mm
scale = 1 to 430000 ? (1 to 429158 from scale line said to be statute miles)
longitude, Winchester = 1d 8.0m W (approx)

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MN: 26.6.2004
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