[J. & F. Tallis], Circa 1851. Map. 10 1/2 x 14". From "Tallis's Illustrated Atlas" edited by R. Montgomery Martin. Horizontal fold line, as issued. Countries, states, and provinces outlined in color. The map has a decorative border, and includes illustrations of Cossacks, Esquimaux Dog-Sledge, Mount Hekla, Wapiti Deer, Beavers, North American Indians, Falls of Niagara, Ancient Monument (Mexico), and Convoy of Diamonds. With minor edge tears and subtle darkening (a bit more to the left border). Item #62340
John Rapkin (1813-1899) was an English mapmaker and engraver.
Shows Russian America (Alaska), British Territory, Greenland, the United States, Mexico, "Guatimala," and the "West India Islands." Texas is shown without the panhandle. Points out areas of Indian habitation.