Old antique map with hand coloring of Greece and the Islands.
The map Drown & Engraved by J. Rapkin. The London Printing And Published Company.
Origin: The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, .... Published 1854.
Mapmaker: John Tallis 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. John Talijs & Company, (London & New York) between 1838 and 1851. After 1850-51, their maps were published by the London Printing and Publishing Co., London and NewYork. The Illustrated Atlas of the World, published in 1849 with decorative vignette’s engraved and drawn by J. Rapkin, was one of the last atlases to be truly decorated and is therefore highly prized.
18th Century maps & atlases & prints. ORIGINAL ANTIQUE STEEL PLATE ENGRAVING, HAND COLORED. Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original print.
Size: Sheet app.: 38.5 x 27 cm. 15.25 x 10.5 inches. Image app.: 36 x 24 cm. 14.25 x 9.5 inches. Condition: VG+, folds as published.