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Bowles, Carrington, 1724-1793

 Person

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bowles's New Pocket Map of the United States of America; the British Possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland with the French and Spanish Territories of Louisiana and Florida , 1784

 Item
Identifier: MC 109
Scope and Contents This cartographic collection was the gift of the estate of the late Midland oilman, George T. Abell. Mr Abell was interested travel, geography, the geology of the petroleum industry, and the history of the Southwest and the maps reflect these as well as other subjects. The collection contains over a hundred maps which range in date from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Notably, the collection also contains a 1573 copy of Abraham Ortelius's Theatrvm orbis terrarvm, considered by some as...

Bowles's New Pocket Map of the World, laid down from the latest observations and comprehending the New Discoveries to the present time, particularly those lately made in the Southern Seas by Byron, Wallis, Cook, Bougainville, and others. Printed for the Proprietor Carington Bowles . . . London, , 1780

 Item
Identifier: MC 44
Scope and Contents This cartographic collection was the gift of the estate of the late Midland oilman, George T. Abell. Mr Abell was interested travel, geography, the geology of the petroleum industry, and the history of the Southwest and the maps reflect these as well as other subjects. The collection contains over a hundred maps which range in date from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Notably, the collection also contains a 1573 copy of Abraham Ortelius's Theatrvm orbis terrarvm, considered by some as...