WEST INDIA ISLANDS.
The Illustrations by H.Warren; & Engraved by J.Rogers.
The Map Drawn and Engraved by J.Rapkin
JOHN TALLIS & COMPANY, LONDON & NEW YORK.
This series of finely engraved and decorative maps were first published in parts from the end of the 1840's and issued as a complete work, The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World... in 1851. The work was published several times until about 1865, the maps were then used by Montgomery Martin, the author of the text for The Illustrated Atlas, in his British Colonies from 1854. The maps were later used with vignettes erased from the plate, in geographical dictionaries and encyclopaedia until about 1880
Page edges a little chipped and brown affecting title at top edge otherwise a good example in original colour from the first edition of 1851. Without centrefold. Original typeset text description included.
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