Antique Steel Engraved Map of Turkey in Asia

Productnr.: BG-03535

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Antique map titled 'Turkey in Asia'. A highly decorative and finely engraved mid-19th century map of 'Turkey in Asia' (Middle Eastern part of the Ottoman Empire) which was engraved by J. Rapkin (vignettes by H. Warren & J. B. Allen) and published in John Tallis & co.'s The Illustrated Atlas (London & New York, circa 1851). The Illustrated Atlas, published from 1849-1853, was the last decorative world atlas. The 'Turkey in Asia' map was typical of the many fine ones which appeared in this work with its decorative border and attractive vignettes. Illustrated are views of Jerusalem, 'The Castles of Europe and Asia', Turkish or Persian people and an ostrich.

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

Date: c.1851

Overall size: 37.2 x 26.5 cm.