Bowles, Carrington, 1724-1793
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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
Identifier: MC 44
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...