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JOHN RAPKIN (English 19th Century) and J. MARCHANT (Australian 19th Century) A HAND COLORED MAP, "North America," CIRCA 1851, the map of North America with hand colored outlines of each country and state (or province) with illustrated vignettes by J. Marchant including "Esquimaux Dog-Sledge," "Mount Hekla," "Beavers," "Falls of Niagara," Convoy of Diamonds," Ancient Monument, Mexico," North American Indians," "Wapti Deer," and "Cossacks" within an ornamental strapwork border. Lithographic print on wove paper, from R. Montgomery Martin (ed), "The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History of the World Geographical, Political, Commercial & Statistical," London, J. & F. Tallis, 1851, signed LL: "The Map Drawn & Engraved by J. Rapkin," LC: "J. & F. Tallis London Edinburgh & Dublin," LR: "The Illustrations by J. Marchant & Engraved by J. Rogers." Sheet: 10 3/8" x 14". Provenance: Gallery of the Republic, Austin, Texas

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Folded, with trimmed margins, slight browning to edges and minor fading.

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JOHN RAPKIN (English 19th Century) and J. MARCHANT

Auction ended on Sun, Feb 11, 2018
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