Africa

TALLIS, John Rapkin, J. (illustrator)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Tallis, John
Date Published: 1851

Description: Map. Steel engraving of the African continent with original hand coloring and centerfold. Image measures 9.75" x 12.75".

Comments: Includes insets of geographical and cultural details such as St. Helena and the Hottentots. Small chip to lower left corner. John Tallis Jr. (1817-1876) was a London born bookseller who continued the prolific map publishing company started by his father. After a partnership with his brother, Tallis Jr. expanded the business to New York in 1849 as well as Boston, Cincinnati, Rochester, Philadelphia and Baltimore. He is remembered as one of the last decorative map makers, and this lovely map exemplifies his work.

Binding: unbound
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Maps

Book ID: 202418


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