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TALLIS, J. / THE LONDON PRINTING AND PUBLISHING COMPANY - The Crimea.

TALLIS, J. / THE LONDON PRINTING AND PUBLISHING COMPANY -  The Crimea.
TALLIS, J. / THE LONDON PRINTING AND PUBLISHING COMPANY - The Crimea.
Date: London, 1858
Size: 250 x 325 mm.
Colouring: In original o/l colours.
Condition: Very good condition.

Description

Decorative steel engraved map of the Crimea. The last Tallis map of Crimea, published circa 1858 by The London Printing and Publishing Company (the partnership of John Tallis and Ephraim Tipton Brain).
The Illustrations and engraving by J Rapkin and H.Winckles. The Map was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin.

John Tallis a London publisher was one of the most popular cartographers of the 19th Century. He became famous for the very accurate and visually appealing maps that featured the extensive use of vignette views from around the World and ornamental perimeter engraving.
Principal engraver and mapmaker to John Tallis was John Rapkin, renowned for his extraordinary artistic and engraving skills. Between them they produced many books of travel and exploration.
200€
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