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Bowen, Emanuel – Bachiene, William Albert – 1785

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[Bowen, Emanuel] – Bachiene, William Albert – 1785

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[Bowen, Emanuel] – Bachiene, William Albert – 1785

Title of Map: Naauwkeurige Kaart / van de Eilanden / MALTA, GOZE en COMINO.

Position of Title: in centre of map within cartouche

Engraver: J.[an] van Jagen fecit

Cartographer: Emanuel Bowen

Title: Atlas, / tot opheldering / der hedendaagsche / Historie /

Publisher: Mathijs Schalekamp

Place: Amsterdam Year: 1785

Engraving size: 345x428mm

Verso: blank

Printing method: copper engraving

Notes: Malta map is at the top-left corner of a composite sheet showing the same islands.

Description: Willem Albert Bachiene (1712-1783) graduated in Theology at the University of Utrecht in 1733. After serving in the army as chaplain until 1764, he was appointed Professor of Astronomy and Geography in the ‘Illustre School’ at Maastrichte. His most important work is Heilige Geographie of Aardrijkskundige beschrijving van het Joodsche land, als mede der andere landen in de H. Schrift voorkomende, 3 vol., Utrecht, 1765-1768, a work on the Holy Land.

map is in very good condition and is already on board ready for framing.

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