Harris, John.
List of maps contained in: Harris, John. Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca Or, A complete collection of voyages and travel
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A selection of those maps from this work which relate to South Seas exploration have been digitised. The copies digitised are held as sheet maps in the Rare Map Collection. In addition, the National Library of Australia holds two complete copies of this work, at RBf 910.8 H314 and RBf 910.8 HAR. The placement of the maps within the volumes varies slightly.

 

Volume I

        Book I. An account of the circum-navigations of the globe, and of the discoveries of the East and West Indies

            Chapter I. The history of the circumnavigators.

                Page [0]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. A new & correct chart of all the known world : laid down according to Mercator's projection, exhibiting all the late discoveries & improvements

[London : Printed for T. Woodward, 1744-1748]
Located: Sect. I. Before p. [1]. Inscribed "Vol. I. page 1"

                Page [8a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. A new and accurate map of the world : drawn from the best Authorities and regulated by astronomical observations : describing the course of each of the following circum-navigators vizt. Ferdinand Magellan Sr. Francis Drake, and Commodore Anson

[London : T. Woodward, between 1744 and 1748].
Located: Sect. I. Before p. 9. Inscribed "Vol. I. page 6"

                Page [78a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. The Gallapagos Islands discovered & described by Capt. Cowley in 1684.

Located: Sect. XII. Before p. 79. Inscribed "Vol. I. page 79"

                Page [124a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. A map of the discoveries made by Captn. Willm. Dampier in the Roebuck in 1699

[London : Printed for T. Woodward, 1744-1748]
Located: Sect. XIV. Before p. 125. Inscribed "Vol. I. p. 125"

                Page [324a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. A Complete map of the Southern Continent

[Amsterdam : East India Company, 1744]
Located: Sect. XXI. Before p. 325. Inscribed "Vol. I: 325"

                Page [368a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. India as described by all authors before the fifth century

Located: Sect XXIII. Before p. 369. Inscribed "Vol. I . page 369"

            Chapter II. Comprehending the discovery, settlement, and commerce of the East Indies.

                Page 592a. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. A map of Marco Polo's voyages & travels in the 13th century, through a great part of Asia, all Tartary, the East India Islands of part of Africa.

Located: Sect. XX. Before p. 593. Inscribed "Vol. I . page 593"

                Page [664a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. An accurate map of the East Indies : exhibiting the course of the European trade both on the continent and islands

[London : Printed for T. Woodward, 1744-1748]
Located: Sect XXIII. Before p. 665. Inscribed "Vol. I . page 662"

                Page [716a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. A new and correct map of Africa ... (1748)

Located: Sect. XXV. Before p. 717. Inscribed "Vol. I . page 717"

                Page [772a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. A map of India on the west side of the Ganges, comprehending the coasts of Malabar, Cormandel, and the island Ceylon.

Located: Sect. XXVI. Before p. 773. Inscribed : "VoI. pa. 773."

Volume II

        Book I. An account of the circum-navigations of the globe, and of the discoveries of the East and West, and West Indies

            Chapter III. Comprehending the discovery, settlement and commerce of the West Indies.

                Page [0]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. A new and accurate map of America : drawn from the most approved modern maps and charts, and adjusted by astronomical observations, exhibiting the course of the trade winds both in the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans

[London : Printed for T. Woodward ... [et al.], 1744-1748]
Located: Sect. I. Before p. [1]. Inscribed "Vol. II. P:1"

                Page [12a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. A new & accurate chart of the Western or Atlantic Ocean : drawn from surveys and most approved maps & charts, the whole being regulated by astronomical observations

[London : Printed for T. Woodward ... [et al.], 1744-1748]
Located: Sect. III. Before p. 13. Inscribed "Vol. II. page 3"

                Page [38a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. A new and accurate chart of the West Indies, with the adjacent coasts of North and South America

Located: Sect. IV. Before p. 39. Inscribed "Vol. II. page 39"

                Page [322a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767. A new map of Georgia with part of Carolina, Florida and Louisiana ...

Located: Sect XX. Before p. 323. Inscribed "Vol. II. p. 323"

        Book II. Voyages and discoveries towards the north and through most of the countries of Europe

            Chapter I. The discoveries made directly towards the north, and attempts hitherto made for finding the North-East and North-West passages

                Page [376a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. Correct draught of the North Pole and all the countries hitherto discovered ...

Located: Sect I. Before p. [377]. Inscribed "Vol. II. page 377"

            Chapter II. Comprehending such voyages and travels, as relate to the northern parts of Europe, and such of the countries adjacent, as are subject to any of the European powers.

                Page [456a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. A new and accurate map of Europe ...

Located: Sect I. Before p. 457. Inscribed "Vol. II. page 457"

            Chapter III. Comprehending travels through the middle parts of Europe, particularly the United-Provinces, the Austrian low-countries, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Savoy, and the territories of the Republick of Genoa.

            Chapter IV. Containing travels through Spain, France and Navarre; with descriptions of the several provinces and lesser districts of those great countries; of the chief cities and ports in them, and of the commodities and manufactures for which they are principally famous.

            Chapter V. Comprehending travels through the remotest parts of Germany, Bohemia, Moravia, Hungary &c. to the very frontiers of Europe upon that side; interspersed with the history of mines, salt-works, fisheries, and other curious particulars.

        Book III. Voyages to, and travels through the dominions of the Grand Signoir, and through the other empires, kingdoms and states in Asia, with curious and copious accounts of such parts as are least known.

            Chapter I. Voyages through the Islands of the Archipelago; travels through the provinces under the dominion of the Grand Signior; with a full account of the present state, forces, revenue, commerce &c of the Turks.

                Page [790a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. A new & exact map of Asia : compiled from surveys & authentick journals assisted by the most approved modern maps & charts, & regulated by astronl. observations

[London : John Harris, 1744-1748].
Located: Sect. I. Before p. 791. Inscribed "Vol. II. page 790"

                Page [793a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. An accurate chart of the Mediterranean and Adriatic seas ...

Located: Sect. I. Before p. 793. Inscribed "Vol. I:II. page 792"

                Page [821a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. An accurate map of the Morea together with the neighbouring countries ...

Located: Sect. III. Before p. 822.

            Chapter II. Containing travels through the Empire of Persia, and the provinces depending thereon; with a large account of their climate, soil and produce; the constitution of the empire, and the nature of the Shah's government; the laws, manners, religion, commerce, diversions &c. not only of the native Persians, but of the several nations living in their country and subject to the Shah; with a brief account of the late revolutions in that empire.

            Chapter III. A description of the north-east parts of Asia, and the extensive empire of China, with the countries depending thereon, and the manner and customs of the several nations that inhabit them.

                Page [917a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. A new & accurate map of the whole Russian empire ...

Located: Sect. I. Before p. 918. Inscribed "Vol. 2. page 918"

                Page [960a]. Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784.. A new & accurate map of China : drawn from surveys made by the Jesuit Missionaries, by order of the Emperor, regulated by numerous astronomical observations

[London : Printed for T. Osborne ... [et al.], 1764]
Located: Sect. V. Before p. 961. Inscribed "Vol. 2. Page 961"

                Page [1015a]. Bowen, Emanuel, d. 1767.. An exact chart of all the countries through which Capt. Behring travelled ...

Located: Sect. VIII. Before p. 1016. Inscribed Vol. II. page 1016"