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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Martin, R.M.; Tallis, J. & F.
Date:
1851
Short Title:
The British Isles. (with) inset map of the Shetland Islands.
Publisher:
J. & F. Tallis
New York
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
36
Obj Width cm:
25
Scale 1:
3,801,600
Note:
In outline color by county with drawings of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin. The border is topped by a crown and surrounded by English roses
Reference:
P804.
Region:
British Isles
Full Title:
The British Isles. (with) inset map of the Shetland Islands. The Illustrations by John Salmon & Engraved by Robt. Wallis. The Map Drawn & Engraved by J. Rapkin.
List No:
0466.007
Series No:
10
Engraver or Printer:
Rapkin, John; Salmon, John Francis, ca. 1814-ca. 1875; Wallis, Robert, 1794-1878
Publication Author:
Martin, R.M.; Tallis, J. & F.
Pub Date:
1851
Pub Title:
The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, Political, Commercial & Statistical, Edited By R. Montgomery Martin, Esq. ... The Maps Drawn & Engraved By J. Rapkin. H. Warren. J. Rogers. J. & F. Tallis, London & New York.
Pub Reference:
P804.
Pub Note:
Maps by J. Rapkin. The edition without the town plans. Date estimated. This copy has a few pages of the Index/Gazetteer, as issued, almost as a sample of the later edition with the complete gazetteer. Earlier editions have a second title page dated 1851, a view of the Great Pavilion opposite the ornamental title page, and an index sheet titled "Directions to Binder - arrangement of maps" (Huntington Library copy). Maps are hand colored with outline color, and bound in half leather marbled paper covered boards with "Illustrated Atlas" stamped in gilt on the spine.
Pub List No:
0466.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
82
Pub Height cm:
38
Pub Width cm:
29
Image No:
0466007
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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