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Creator:
Rapkin, J., cartographer, engraver.
Title(s):

The illustrated atlas and modern history of the world : geographical, political, commercial & statistical / edited by R. Montgomery Martin ... ; the maps drawn & engraved by J. Rapkin.

Edition:
Tallis's copyright edition.
Published/Created:
London ; New York : John Tallis & Company, [1851?]
Physical Description:
1 atlas (iv, [168] pages, [85] leaves of plates) : 82 maps, illustrations ; 39 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2019 38
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Notes:
Title from engraved title page (by H. Warren and J. Rogers).
Relief shown by hachures.
BAC: British Art Center copy, in 42 parts (nos. 2 and 3 issued together), appears to have been assembled from multiple editions, with varying edition statements on front wrappers. Parts 2/3, 9, 13, 15, 34, and 41-42 are from the "Subscriber's Copy." Parts 4, 8, 10, and 12 are from "Tallis's Imperial Copyright Edition." The remaining numbers are from "Talis's Copyright Edition." Issues from "Tallis's Copyright Edition" and the "Subscriber's Copy" bear the imprint of "John Tallis and Co." while the Imperial issues bear the imprint of "John and Frederick Tallis."
Subject Terms:
Atlases -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
World atlases.
Maps.
Engravings -- 1851.
Contributors:
Martin, Robert Montgomery, 1803?-1868, editor.
Rogers, J. (Engraver)
Warren, H.
John Tallis & Company.
J. & F. Tallis (Firm)
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