BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON) Manuscript hydrographic map drawn by Bowers, extending from the Arctic Circle to the Antarctic; and 2 other items signed by Bowers
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BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON) Manuscript hydrographic map drawn by Bowers, extending from the Arctic Circle to the Antarctic; and 2 other items signed by Bowers
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BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON)
Manuscript hydrographic map drawn by Bowers, showing the Americas, Europe and Africa, and the Atlantic Ocean floor extending from the Arctic Circle to the Antarctic, drawn in pencil on the reverse of a folding lithographed map of the same area by Davy Hammond, some foxing, 443 x 288mm., [late nineteenth century]; loose lithographed boards to a copy of Flags of All Nations (Glasgow, James Brown, c.1895), signed in pencil ("H.R. Bowers"), and with a loosely inserted rather tatty folding Table of Distances between cities in India, 8vo; large folding U.S. Navy chart of the North Pacific, signed in ink ("H.R. Bowers", with his address) on reverse, 1897 (3)

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  • Early study items, the ocean floor map seemingly drawn as some kind of exercise or memory test.
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