Antique Steel Engraved Map of Peru and Bolivia

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Antique map titled 'Peru & Bolivia'. A decorative and detailed mid-19th century map of Peru and Bolivia, South America which was drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin (vignettes by H. Winkles & J. H. Kernot) and published in John Tallis & Co.'s The Illustrated Atlas (London & New York: circa 1851).

The Illustrated Atlas, published from 1849 onwards, was the last decorative world atlas. The 'Peru & Bolivia' map was typical of the many fine ones which appeared in this work with its decorative border and attractive vignettes. Illustrated are views of the Cities of Potosi and Tarija in Bolivia; the City of Lima in Peru and a scene of couriers swimming across a river in Peru.

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

Date: c.1851

Overall size: 26.5 x 37.2 cm.