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Bowen 1767
 
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Map, Hamp Shire ie Hampshire, scale about 7 miles to 1 inch, by Emanuel Bowen, London, about 1767; published 1767 to 1793.

Published in 'Atlas Anglicanus, Or a Complete Sett of Mapps of the Counties of South Britain; Divided into their respective Hundreds, Wapentakes, Wards, Rapes, Lathes, &c. Exhibiting the Cities, Boroughs, market Towns, Parishes & Principal Villages; with the Number of Members returned to Parliament & the Market Days annexed to each Town; Describing also the Church Livings. The whole Illustrated with Historical Extracts, relative to Natural produce, Trade, Manufactures &c. both Entertaining and Instructive; With Various Improvements, not Inserted in any other Sett of Half Sheet Map extant. To which is added a Correct Map of the Roads of England, with the Distances agreeable to the Mile Stones and other exact Admensurations, between the Principal Towns. By the late Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to His Majesty George IId. and Thomas Bowen. Printed for T. Kitchin, No.59, Holborn Hill.' 1767.
The atlas has historical notes; its size is 9 1/4 x 14 3/4 ins.
The Hampshire plate may have a number, '2'. This is probably a pigeon hole or bin number from the publisher's warehouse, not a plate number.

Published in another edition 'Atlas Anglicanus ... 1777. Printed for T. Kitchin, No.59, Holborn Hill. & Andrew Dury, Duke's Court, St. Martins Lane.' 1777.

Published in 'Bowles's New Medium English Atlas; Or, Complete Set of Maps of the Counties of England and Wales: Divided Into Their Respective Hundreds, Wapentakes, Wards, Rapes, Lathes, &c. Exhibiting The Roads, Rivers, Cities; Borough, Market, and Seaport Towns; Principal Villages and Places of Note; with their Distances from London, and Members sent to Parliament; also Church-Livings, Seats of the nobility, and a Variety of Historical Extracts relative to Natural Produce, Trade, Manufactures and Commerce. Compiled and laid down from the latest and most approved Authorities. ... London, Printed for the Proprietor Carington Bowles, at his Map and Print Warehouse, No.69, in St. Paul's Church Yard, M DCC LXXXV.' ie 1785.
In the 1785 edition Hampshire is plate 15; the ornamental title cartouche is replaced by a simpler oval cartouche; distances to London are added for the principal towns; the atlas size is 8 x 10 1/2 ins.

Published in another edition 'Bowles's New Medium Atlas; ...' by Bowles and Carver, after 1793.
The map is little changed except in its imprint.
 
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inscription:-  printed -- in a variety of decorative typefaces ATLAS ANGLICANUS, / Or a Complete Sett of Maps of the Counties of / SOUTH BRITAIN; / Divided into their respective / Hundreds, Wapentakes, wards, Rapes, Lathes &c. / Exhibiting the Cities, Boroughs, market Towns, Parishes & Principal Villages; with the / Number of Members returned to Parliament & the Market Days ...
inscription:-  printed -- bottom Printed for T. Kitchin, No. 59, Holborn Hill. / & Andrew Dury, Dukes Court, St. Martins Lane
map type:-  HantsMap -- Bowen 1767
dimension:-  wxh = 27x41cm

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reference:-  Bowen, Emanuel & Bowen, Thomas: 1767: Atlas Anglicanus: Complete Sett of Mapps of the Counties of South Britain: Kitchin, Thomas (London)
Bowen, Emanuel & Bowen, Thomas: 1777: Atlas Anglicanus: Complete Sett of Mapps of the Counties of South Britain: Kitchin, Thomas & Dury, Andrew (London)
: 1785: Bowles's New Medium English Atlas & Complete Set of Maps of the Counties of England and Wales: Bowles, Carington (London)
: 1793 (after): Bowles's New Medium English Atlas & Complete Set of Maps of the Counties of England and Wales: Bowles and Carver (London)
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