[Arabian cartography]. Rapkin, John. Asia.

London, Edinburgh & Dublin, J. & F. Tallis, [ca. 1851].

Steel-engraved map by J. Rapkin (27 x 35 cm), with engraved illustrations by J.B. Allen after designs by J. Marchant, outlined in colour.


Decorative map with Asia including the Arabian Peninsula, with vignettes of ‘Tartars’, ‘Russian peasants’, ‘The walrus’, ‘Sun birds’ and ‘Petra’. Also published in ‘Tallis’s illustrated atlas and modern history of the world’ (London, New York, R.M. Martin, 1851).

Some minor fraying at the top of the map, some browning. In good condition.

Not in Al Ankary; Al-Qasimi.