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PERU AND BOLIVIA ANTIQUARIAN MAP HAND COLORED c. 1851 Original (Not a modern copy) Fine
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London & New York, John Tallis & Co., not dated c. 1851. Original hand colored outlines on steel engraving. Image area approximately 10 x 13 inches. A little faint toning of edges. Fine.

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.

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.

Rare maps, art and charts cannot be shipped with books as they do not qualify for media rate. An additional postage charge will be requested for sending them in a sturdy mailing tube or packed flat.

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