London: London Printing and Publishing Company, 1851. unbound. Rapkin, J.. Map. Steel engraving with outline hand color. Image measures 12.5 x 9.5 inches. Sheet measures 14.25 x 10.25 inches. Map. Steel engraving with outline hand color. Image measures 12.5 x 9.5 inches. Sheet measures 14.25 x 10.25 inches. This two part map shows five color-coded overland routes from London to Bombay. Centered around the darling camel procession of mail crossing the desert. In good condition with minor foxing. Page has flattened fold at top, and some chips to bottom edge. Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin, illustrations by H. Warren and engraved by J. H. Kernot. John Tallis Jr. (1817-1876) was a London born bookseller who continued the prolific map publishing company started by his father. After a partnership with his brother, Tallis Jr. expanded the business to New York in 1849 as well as Boston, Cincinnati, Rochester, Philadelphia and Baltimore. He is remembered as one of the last decorative map makers. (Inventory #: 279907)
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