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TURKEY IN EUROPE, GREECE, HUNGARY, RAPKIN & TALLIS antique illustrated map c1850

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TURKEY IN EUROPE

 By John Rapkin.

Drawn & engraved by John Rapkin and published London circa 1850 by The London Printing and Publishing Company.

An attractive map of Turkey in Europe illustrated with vignette engravings of Ali Pasha, The Bosphorus and Constantinople and Greek Caloyer. Covers present day Greece, Hungary, Albania, Bosnia Herzogovina, Romania, N. Turkey etc. Original outline hand colouring.

 Fine condition. Centre fold as issued.

Approx. 12.5" x 9.5" (320mm x 240mm) including the borders, with margins beyond. Would frame up beautifully.

Please see also close up image. 


John Rapkin was a mapmaker who was as concerned with the aesthetic value of his work as well as cartographic content.  His fine maps are distinguished by the trademark decorative borders, vignettes and title displays. Rapkin worked in close association with the equally respected publisher John Tallis. The publishing rights of many of the maps passed to The London Printing and Publishing Company circa 1850. 


A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 150 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS

FXC1113


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