SOUTH AFRICA, NATAL, KAFFRARIA RAPKIN & TALLIS original antique map c1850

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller lindisfarne2 (14,991) 100%, Location: Shrewsbury, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 173715905927 SOUTH AFRICA, NATAL, KAFFRARIA J.RAPKIN original antique illustrated map c1850 SOUTH AFRICA, NATAL, KAFFRARIA J.RAPKIN original antique illustrated map c1850 NATAL and KAFFRARIA By John Rapkin. Drawn & engraved by John Rapkin for "The Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World" by Martin Montgomery. Published London circa 1850 by The London Printing and Publishing Company. An attractive map of the eastern half of South Africa with the Orange River Sovereignty to the west. Covers the Eastern cape area and northwards up to present day Maputo in Mozambique Beautifully illustrated with vignette engravings of Port Natal, the town of Durban and seal of Natal to the lower right and the entrance to Port Natal upper left. Many tribal areas are depicted. The level of detail can be appreciated from the close up image provided. Original outline hand colouring. An excellent example of the preferred Montgomery Martin edition without the central fold. Fine, clean condition. Free of repairs or restoration. Approx. 12.5" x 9.5" (320mm x 240mm) including the borders, with margins beyond. Printed on heavy grade paper, blank verso and unfolded. John Rapkin was a mapmaker who was concerned with the aesthetic value of his work as well as cartographic content. His fine maps are distinguished by the trademark decorative borders, vignettes and title displays. Rapkin worked in close association with the equally respected publisher John Tallis. The publishing rights of many of the maps passed to The London Printing and Publishing Company circa 1850. A GENUINE ANTIQUE MAP GUARANTEED OVER 150 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS VNPC515 We do not deal in reproductions, facsimiles or modern copies of any kind. FREE UK SHIPPING SHIPPING OUTSIDE UK Two items are combined and three items sent by standard shipping free of charge world-wide. Closeups About Us Lindisfarne Prints is a small family business specialising in genuine antique maps and prints at affordable prices.Established in 1995 and trading online since 2000, we pride ourselves on accurate descriptions, good communications, rapid service and fair prices. We are proud to maintain a 100% positive feedback rating which we hope reflects this.To avoid confusion, no item less than 100 years old is ever offered for sale. We do not deal in reproductions, facsimiles or modern copies of any kind. So please buy with confidence in the safe knowledge that authenticity is unfailingly assured. Return Policy Customer satisfaction is paramount and any item not exactly as described will be accepted for return, without hesitation. The buyer is responsible for secure return postage. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution Format: Sheet Map, Region: Africa, Antique/ Modern: Antique, Map Type: Countries/ Borders, Original/ Repro: Original, Condition: Used, Type: Antique, Medium: Etching/ Engraving, Etching/ Engraving Type: Line

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