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A mid-19th century map of Canada with vignette views

TALLIS, John.

British America.
London: John Tallis & Co.,, c.1851. Steel engraving with original colour. Printed area 265 x 340mm.

A little faint toning of edges.

A detailed map of Canada, within an ornate printed border, with vignettes of Eskimos, whale fishing, a view of Montreal and the ships 'Fury' and 'Hekla', vessels used by William Parry in his Arctic explorations.
The map was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World, Geographical Political, Commercial & Statistical', edited by Montgomery Martin, which was one of the last decorative atlases to be published.


Stock ID : 21582

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Stock Id :21582

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A mid-19th century map of Canada with vignette views

TALLIS, John.

British America.
London: John Tallis & Co.,, c.1851. Steel engraving with original colour. Printed area 265 x 340mm.

A little faint toning of edges.

A detailed map of Canada, within an ornate printed border, with vignettes of Eskimos, whale fishing, a view of Montreal and the ships 'Fury' and 'Hekla', vessels used by William Parry in his Arctic explorations.
The map was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World, Geographical Political, Commercial & Statistical', edited by Montgomery Martin, which was one of the last decorative atlases to be published.


Stock ID : 21582

£180

£180

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