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The World On Mercator’s Projection

Lithographic transfer of steel engraving with later hand colour. Published by John Rapkin, circa 1865.

Sheet size: 10 1/2” x 13 3/4” plus margins.

Original folds, as issued, evident and minor damage to margins. Otherwise good with authentic colour.

A decorative map with elaborately engraved borders. Adapted from the famous John Tallis/Rapkin maps, published to coincide with the Great Exhibition of 1851 and to celebrate the treasures of Empire.

 

£125.00 Unmounted/unframed.
 

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The World On Mercator’s Projection

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