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Map, North America, Tallis’s Illustrated Atlas, 1851 (Sold)

J. Rapkin (cartography drawn & engraved by)
J. Marchant (illustrations drawn by)
J. Rogers (illustrations engraved by)
North America from Tallis’s Illustrated Atlas
John Tallis and Company, London and New York: 1851
Hand-colored lithograph
16 x 12 1/2 inches

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Charming unusual map of North America set within decorative border, and illustrated with vignettes of native peoples, historical events, and natural wonders. Map generally uncolored, but with blue wide outline highlights. Vignettes fully colored.

Cartography relatively early, the west mostly comprising territories rather than states. Illustrations include Esquimaux Dog-sledge, North American Indians, Convoy of Diamonds, Cossacks, Ancient Monument Mexico, Falls of Niagara, Mount Hekla, Wapiti Deer, Beavers.

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19th Century