British Possessions Antique Map Mediterranean Tallis 1851
Title: British Possessions in the Mediterranean.
Description: Britain Colonies in the Mediterranean Old antique map with decorative vignettes of Gibraltar, Corfu, Valetta, Vati Ithaca. Attractive engraved map showing Malta, Gibraltar, Corfu and other Greek Islands in the Mediterranean.
Illustrated by H. Winkles, J. Rapkin created the map. From: The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, .... Published 1851.
Publisher: John Tallis Mapmaker: J. Rapkin
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 decorative vignette’s engraved and drawn by J. Rapkin, was one of the last atlases to be truly decorated and is therefore highly prized.
ORIGINAL ANTIQUE STEEL PLATE ENGRAVING, HAND COLORED. Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map. Size: Sheet app.:26.5 x 37 cm. 10.25 x 14.25 inches. Condition: Very good, light browned edged, fold as published.