Attractive steel-engraved map of the Arabian Peninsula with coloured vignettes of Mount Sinai, a camel and depictions of the Arabic people. A decorative border surrounds the map. The illustrations are by H. Warren and engraved by J. Rogers and the map was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin.

Excellent condition.

code : M3059

Cartographer : Tallis John

Date : 1851 London

Size : 25.5*33 cms

availability : Sold

Price : Sold

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active 1838-1851

John Tallis founder of Tallis and Co., London map publishers who traded under various names: L. Tallis, Tallis & co, John Tallis, John Tallis & co. (London & New York) between 1838 and 1851. After 1850-51, their maps were published by the London Printing and Publishing Co., London and New York.

The Illustrated Atlas of the World, published in 1849 with the maps and decorative vignette's engraved and drawn by J. Rapkin, was one of the last atlases to be truly decorated and is therefore highly prized.