Auction 113, Lot 19

"[Lot of 5 - World and Continents]", Rapkin, John

Subject: World & Continents

Period: 1860 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14 x 10 inches
35.6 x 25.4 cm

Matched set of maps including North America, Asia, Africa, and two world maps. All, except the double hemisphere world, are surrounded by a decorative border and measure approximately as shown. The collection includes 1) North America; 2) The World on Mercator's Projection; 3) Western Hemisphere [and] Eastern Hemisphere (double hemispheric maps measures 18.3 x 9.5"); 4) Africa; and 5) Asia. These are from the uncommon edition, without vignettes, drawn and engraved by Rapkin and published by the London Printing and Publishing Company.


Condition: A

All are clean examples. Folding, as issued.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/7/2005