China & Burma Asia 1850 decorative Rapkin antique engraved hand color map
China & Burma Asia 1850 decorative Rapkin antique engraved hand color map China & Burma Asia 1850 decorative Rapkin antique engraved hand color map
$ 75.00

China and Burmah.

(Taiwan, Hong Kong, Mouth of the River Ganges, Yellow Sea, Great Wall, Imperial Canal, Formosa Strait, Regents Sword)

Issued 1850-60, London, by the London Printing and Publishing Company.

Drawn & Engraved by Rapkin.

Fine and uncommon original antique engraved & lithographed map, with lovely hand color. Set within an ornate decorative border.

The map remains overall clean & sound, light signs of age typical to all old sheets of printed paper. The scan provided should capture the appearance better than words.

A visual depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era.

Sheet measures c.  11 1/8" H x  13 3/4" W.

Printed area measures c. 10 1/8" H x  12 3/4" W

Original fold lines as issued.

[R17335].

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v. 4, p. 14.