Germany Saxony Brandenburg Silesia Mecklenburg c.1745 Bowen antique folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A Correct Map of the North East part of Germany Containing the Electorates of Saxony & Brandenburg, and the Duchies of Silesia, Mecklenburg, Pomerania &c.
(Europe- Lusatia- Silesia- Pomerania- Mecklenburg- Regional Map).
Printed ca. 1735-45, London. Engraved by Eman. Bowen.
Original antique folio sheet engraved map. Very detailed, showing topography, troop locations, place names, and a large decorative strapwork title cartouche displaying mythical beasts, banners and a royal crest..
A detailed, scarce and interesting battle map which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
Mostly clean overall, light minor age dustiness or light surface wear, original center fold with some extra fold-lines or paper creases which are easy to overlook or forgive visually, overall the map is clean and still attractive.
Sheet measures c. 20 3/8" W x 16" H.
Engraved area measures c. 16 1/2" W x 13 1/2" H.
Tooleys Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 1, p. 94