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Cape Colony. Martin, R.M. ; Tallis, J. & F. 1851

Cape Colony. / Martin, R.M. ; Tallis, J. & F. / 1851
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Full Title: Cape Colony. The Illustrations by H. Warren & Engraved by H. Bond. The Map Drawn & Engraved by J. Rapkin.

Author: Martin, R.M. ; Tallis, J. & F.

Date: 1851

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Author: Martin, R.M. ; Tallis, J. & F.

Date: 1851

Short Title: Cape Colony.

Publisher: New York: J. & F. Tallis

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 26

Object Width cm: 33

Scale 1: 3,801,600

Note: The colony in outline color with illustrations showing Cape Town, Graham's Town, a lion and local tribesmen. Decorative border.

Reference: P804.

Country: South Africa

Full Title: Cape Colony. The Illustrations by H. Warren & Engraved by H. Bond. The Map Drawn & Engraved by J. Rapkin.

List No: 0466.060

Series No: 63

Engraver or Printer: Warren, H. ; Bond, H. ; Rapkin, J.

Published In: The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, Political, Commercial & Statistical, Edited By R. Montgomery Martin, Esq. ... The Maps Drawn & Engraved By J. Rapkin. H. Warren. J. Rogers. J. & F. Tallis, London & New York.

Publication Author: Martin, R.M. ; Tallis, J. & F.

Publication Date: 1851

Publication Reference: P804.

Publication Note: Maps by J. Rapkin. The edition without the town plans. Date estimated. This copy has a few pages of the Index/Gazetteer, as issued, almost as a sample of the later edition with the complete gazetteer. Earlier editions have a second title page dated 1851, a view of the Great Pavilion opposite the ornamental title page, and an index sheet titled "Directions to Binder - arrangement of maps" (Huntington Library copy). Maps are hand colored with outline color, and bound in half leather marbled paper covered boards with "Illustrated Atlas" stamped in gilt on the spine.

Publication List No: 0466.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 82

Publication Height cm: 38

Publication Width cm: 29

Image No: 0466060

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