Netherlands Seven United Provinces c.1810-19 J. Bower engraved beautiful old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
The Seven United Provinces from the best Authorities.
(Europe - Netherlands)
Issued Philadelphia, c. 1810-19. Engraved by Bower. Uncommon engraver and imprint, engraved below the title within the cartouche. Bower was almost certainly directly copying an earlier similar map engraved by Kitchin & his heirs.
Charming early 19th century antique map. Engraved with beautiful full hand color.
Sheet remains well preserved, keeping in mind map is not modern or new, so minor paper flaws unworthy of specific mention are sometimes to be expected. Clean, well-preserved and pleasing example, lovely visual appearance.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 8 5/8" H x 9" W.
Printed area measures c. 7 1/4" H x 8 1/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1, p. 177.