Bowles, Carrington, 1724-1793
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
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
Identifier: MC 109
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...