Add this shop to my favorites. Western Africa – Rapkin c. Availability: in stock Condition : Good. Centerfold as published, some tears along folding line. Please study image carefully. 1850 Overall size : 35.5 x 26.5 cm. Image size : 33 x 25 cm. Antique map titled Western Africa. Includes decorative vignettes titled Christiansborg, Cape Coast Castle, Sierra Leone and Bakel. Drawn & engraved by John Rapkin and published London circa 1850 by The London Printing and Publishing Company. John Rapkin was a mapmaker who was as concerned with the aesthetic value of his work as well as cartographic content. Rapkin worked in close association with the equally respected publisher John Tallis. The publishing rights of many of the maps passed to The London Printing and Publishing Company circa 1850. The item “Western Africa Rapkin (c. 1850)” is in sale since Saturday, September 8, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps”. The seller is “bartele-gallery” and is located in Langweer. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Date Range: c.1850
- Format: 35.5 x 26.5 cm.