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TALLIS, J. - British possessions in the Mediterranean.


TALLIS, J. -  British possessions in the Mediterranean.
British possessions in the Mediterranean. - TALLIS, J.
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Title : British possessions in the Mediterranean..
Map maker : TALLIS, J..
Date : London, ca. 1851.
Size : 13.5 x 9.8 inches. / 34.4 x 25.0 cm.
Colouring : In original o/l colours.

Description :Decorative steel engraved map of the islands and possessions Gibraltar, Malta, Gozo, Corfu, Paxo, Cerigo, Zante, Cephalonia, Ithaca and Maura. Illustrations sit amongst the maps and depict the different ports and types of boats. With a decorative border design.
Taken from "The illustrated atlas and modern history of the world by John Tallis". The Illustrations after a design by H. Warren and engraved by J.B. Allen. The Map was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin.

John Tallis a London publisher was one of the most popular cartographers of the 19th Century. He became famous for the very accurate and visually appealing maps that featured the extensive use of vignette views from around the World and ornamental perimeter engraving.
Principal engraver and mapmaker to John Tallis was John Rapkin, renowned for his extraordinary artistic and engraving skills. Between them they produced many books of travel and exploration.

Condition : Steel engraving. Short margins, as issued. Very good condition.


ID: 29869

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