Rapkin, John: United States

The London Printing and Publishing Company London c1865

steel engraved map with original colouring; overall 27 x 44 cm. folds as issued; slightly cropped to top margin; 2 small marginal tears up to decorative border; 1 tear into image, supported with paper archival tape; one smudge on verso; o/w vg cond.

An attractive map of the United States by John Rapkin from thomas Wright’s ‘The Royal Dictionary-cyclopaedia for Universal Reference. Being a Complete Literary, Classical, Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific and Technological Standard.’. The map shows different colouring for Federal, Non-Slaveholding States; Border, Slaveholding States and Confederate States, and Indian Reservations. With a small decorative border.

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