Antique Steel Engraved Map of Asia Minor

Productnr.: BG-03536

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Antique map titled 'Asia Minor'. A highly decorative mid-19th century map of 'Asia Minor' (modern day Turkey) which was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin and published in John Tallis's Illustrated Atlas (London & New York: circa 1851). The Illustrated Atlas, published from 1849 to 1853, was the last decorative world atlas. The 'Asia Minor' map was typical of the many Fine ones which appeared in this work with its highly decorative border and attractive vignettes. Illustrated are views of Rhodes, Olympus, a Turkish fishing boat and Turkish gentlemen.

Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Minor wear and soiling. Please study image carefully.

Date: c.1851

Overall size: 37.2 x 26.8 cm.