Published London 1851 by The London Printing and Publishing Company. An attractive and decorative map of the continent of Africa. Illustrated with vignette engravings of St. Helena, Bosjesman Hottentots - wild bushmen, Arab family of Algeria, Bedouin Arabs encampment and Koranna Hottentots.
The mythical Mountains of the Moon and Kong ranges virtually dissect the continent. Numerous tribal areas are marked. The level of detail can be appreciated from the close up images provided.
An excellent example of the preferred Montgomery Martin edition without the central fold. Free of repairs or restoration. 14.5" x 10.5" (370mm x 260mm) overall Printed on heavy grade paper, blank verso and unfolded.Was a mapmaker who paid great attention to the aesthetic value of his work as well as cartographic content. Worked in close association with the equally respected publisher John. The publishing rights of many of the maps passed to The London Printing and Publishing Company circa 1850.
A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 150 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS. The item "AFRICA, Rapkin & Tallis original antique map 1851" is in sale since Thursday, April 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "lindisfarne2" and is located in Shrewsbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.