Very attractive and detaile map of Northern India.
Includes Nepal, Sikhim and Bhutan. Lovely vignettes around map include: Tiger Hunt; Ruins, Old Delhi; Car of Juggernaut; The British Residency, Hyderabad; Seal of the Indian Company. Drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin and illustrations by Wray & Kernot.
Original outline colour
Very good condition.
code : M3488
Cartographer : Tallis John
Date : 1851 London
Size : 26*37 cms
availability : Available
Price : £95
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.