Asia Minor Turkey - Cyprus antique map Rapkin 1850.
Title: Asia Minor.
Description: Asia Minor Old map of Turkey with Cyprus & Rodes in Ottoman times.
Mapmaker: J. Rapkin Origin: The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, ....
Mapmaker: 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, published in 1849 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: 36.5 x 28.5 cm. 14.5 x 11 inches. Image app.: 33 x 24 cm. 13 x 10 inches. Condition: Very good, Small skillful marginal repair not visible when framed.