Attractive and detailed steel-engraved map of the countries surrounding the Baltic Sea. Delineates Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Prussia, and Russia and extends to show St. Petersburg. Five well rendered vignettes of Helsingfors, Abo, St. Petersburg, Kronstadt, and Revel. Map drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, vignettes by H. Winkles.

Original outline colour.

Very good condition.

code : M3018

Cartographer : Tallis John

Date : 1851 London

Size : 32.5*25.5 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.