Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
CANADA - NOVA SCOTIA)
Rapkin, J. (map drawn and engraved by). Illustrations by A. Fussell, & Engraved by J. Rogers.
London. John Tallis & Company. [Ca. 1845- 1850].
Map, outline hand-color, 9 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches including decorative border, on sheet size 11 x 14 inches, centerfold as issued. Hint of toning to centerfold, light waterstaining and foxing, mainly affecting margins and scarcely visible in the map area. Would display very well when matted and framed. Vignettes include "Cod Fishery Off Newfoundland" and a charming view of "Halifax, Nova Scotia". Decorative border includes fish and Newfoundland dogs. A particularly attractive and historically interesting antique map. Item #48411