Title: 1851 Map of South America with Engravings
Publisher: J & F Tallis, London
Publication Date: 1851
Binding: Soft Cover
Illustrator: Rapkin, J ; Marchant, J ; Rogers, J.
Book Condition: Fine
Original 1851 map published by J & F Tallis of London. Gorgeous engravings by J Ripkin, illustratrations by J Rogers and J Marchant, map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. Hand coloured outlines, decorative borders, beautiful engraved vignettes within border edges. This rare map will be exceedingly handsome when properly mounted and framed. Overall dimensions are 14-1/2" x 10-1/2". Bottom edge slightly frayed however this should be addressed once mounted. Cited in Tooley's Dictionary of Maps. Slight age-toning, but still remarkably clean and bright. Map depicts the entire South American continent with countries then named Colombia, Brazil, Peru, La Plata, Patagonia, Paraguay, Banda Oriental, and so on. Wonderful vignette illustrations of gold washing in Brazil, a Brazilian rope bridge, Rio Janeiro, Natives of Chile, Valparaiso, Condor, Llamas. Bookseller Inventory # 061668
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