Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, published in The Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World...Edited by R. Montgomery Martin Esq. by John Tallis and Company, London and New York 1851.
Map surrounded with vignettes of Eskimo, Cossacks (relating to the region described as Russian America, now Alaska), Mount Hekla (Iceland), Wapiti Deer (Elk), Beavers, North American Indians, Niagara falls, an Ancient monument in Mexico and a Diamond convoy.
A very good, undamaged and un-restored example without centrefold in original outline hand colour from the first edition. With accompanying page of typeset text description of North America.