Asia Old Antique engraved map by Rapkin/Tallis 1860
Title: Asia. Drawn & Engraved by J. Rapkin.
Asia Antique steelplate engraved original map published mid 19th century in John Tallis & co.'s The Illustrated Atlas 1860
Fine old map of Asia titled Asia, showing Japan, India, Siam, Borneo, Papua New Guinea, China, Arabia, Persia, Russia, and other Asian countries.
Cartographer: 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.
16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints. Original steelplate engraving date as published We ship our antique items across the world.
Size: Sheet app.: 37 x 28.5 cm. 14.5 x 11.25 inches. Condition: View overall very good, folds as published.