Description: Old map of Switzerland steelplate engraved with hand coloring and decorative vignettes as: William Tell, Bern, Tyrolerse, Chamois Hunters, The cap of the Pole and Castle os Crillon.
The map isllustrated by J.B. Allen and engraved by J. Rapkin.
Origin of this attractive map: The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, .... Published 1851.
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.
Engraving is Absolutely Guaranteed authentic original map. A Certificate of Authenticity will be on request forwarded for each individual map or print.
Size: Sheet app.: 35 x 27 cm. 13.75 x 10.75 inches Image app.: 31 x 24 cm. 12.25 x 9.5 inches Condition: Very good, fold as published.