MEDITERRANEAN Gib Malta Corfu Zante Cephalonia Lefkada TALLIS/RAPKIN 1849 map
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MEDITERRANEAN. Gib Malta Corfu Zante Cephalonia Lefkada.TALLIS/RAPKIN 1849 map

Price: £48.99

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'British Possessions in the Mediterranean'

The map shows Gibraltar, Malta and Gozo, and the Ionian Islands including Corfu, Paxo, Zante, Cephalonia, Maura/Lefkada & Ithaca. The United States of the Ionian Islands (Greek: ) was a state and amical protectorate of the United Kingdom between 1815 and 1864. It was the successor state of the Septinsular Republic. It covered the territory of the Ionian Islands, located in modern Greece, to whom it was ceded as a gift of the United Kingdom to the newly enthroned King George I, at the end of the protectorate. Vignettes: Gibraltar; Valetta; Vathi, Ithaca; Corfu Town

The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below

DATE PRINTED: 1849    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 35.0 x 26.5cm, 13.75 x 10.5 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique engraved map by J Rapkin, published by John Tallis. Original outline hand colour, decorative border, and attractive inset vignette views

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is offered for sale. The map you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image which may include some light spotting. This map was coloured by hand at the time of publication, thus the colouration may vary slightly between different examples of the map; the colouring applied to the map you receive may differ slightly from that shown in the image. The decorative border has been slightly trimmed at the top. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Map drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin; vignette illustrations drawn & engraved by H Winkles. Published by John Tallis & Co

PROVENANCE: "The British Colonies' their history, extent, condition and resources", by Montgomery Martin Esq. Published by John Tallis & Company, London & New York [British Colonies]

MEDITERRANEAN. Gib Malta Corfu Zante Cephalonia Lefkada.TALLIS/RAPKIN 1849 map
MEDITERRANEAN. Gib Malta Corfu Zante Cephalonia Lefkada.TALLIS/RAPKIN 1849 map

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