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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Martin, R.M.; Tallis, J. & F.
Date:
1851
Short Title:
Islands In The Atlantic.
Publisher:
J. & F. Tallis
New York
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
36
Obj Width cm:
25
Scale 1:
285,120
Note:
Islands shown include the Azores, Madeira, Bermuda, the Canaries and the Cape Verdes. In outline color with drawings of the ports or local sites. Surrounded by a decorative border.
Reference:
P804-27.
World Area:
Atlantic
Country:
Bermuda
Region:
Madeira Islands
Full Title:
Islands In The Atlantic. The Illustrations Drawn & Engraved by H. Winkles. The Map Drawn & Engraved by J. Rapkin.
List No:
0466.028
Series No:
31
Engraver or Printer:
Rapkin, John; Winkles, H.
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:
0466028
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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