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North Italy 19th Century Map by John Rapkin for John Tallis

Tallis Rapkin Antique Town Map of Plymouth and Devonport
 

Steelplate line engraving C. 1850 by the English engraver John Rapkin showing northern Italy from Naples to Piedmont, Venice, and Lombardy. Rapkin maps are especially admired for their beautiful borders. Published by John Tallis and Co.

Condition: Good imprint, early hand colouring, folding copy generous margins, small area of top left margin missing, one fox mark.

Title: An antique map of North Italy.
Medium: Hand coloured engraving. Image Size: 245 x 320mm, 9.5 x 12.5 " approx.
Order No. 2158 Price: £50.00 Paper Size: 277 x 380mm, 10.75 x 15 " approx.
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Biography:

John Rapkin (fl. 1835-65)

A nineteenth century map maker and engraver, best known for his work on the Illustrated Atlas of the World 1849-53 for John Tallis and Co. noted for their beautifully decorative borders and later re-issued by the London Printing and Publishing Co. London and New York.


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19th century antique map of North Italy by John Rapkin and John Tallis

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