Western Africa Old antique map Gold coast Talis 1850
Title: West Africa Guinea
Description: Western Africa antique old map with full hand coloring of the Gold coast with Nigeria Ghana and Guinea region.
Origin: The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, ....
Publisher: John Tallis. Mapmaker: J. Rapin.
John Tallis (1838-51) founder of Tallis and Co., London map publishers who traded under various names: L. Tallis, Tallis & co, John Tallis, John Tallis & co. (London & New York) between 1838 and 1851. After 1850-51, their maps were published by the London Printing and Publishing Co., London and New York. The Illustrated Atlas of the World, with the maps and decorative vignette’s engraved and drawn by J. Rapkin, was one of the last atlases to be truly decorated and is therefore highly prized.
Size: Sheet app.: 36 x 27 cm. 14.25 x 10.75 inches. Image app.: 30 x 21 cm. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. Condition: Nice map in good condition, light browned paper.