Decorative steel engraved map of Japan and Corea from the Illustrated World Atlas by John Tallis. The map was engraved by John Rapkin. Maps from The Illustrated World Atlas, first published in 1850, are considered to be one of the last series of decorative maps.
The map is adorned with a decorative border and lovely vignettes showing Yedo, Coreans and a State Barge.
Title: Japan & Corea
Size: 26.0 x 33.5 cm
Condition notes: Discolouration in margins from framing. Closed tears in upper and lower margin entering the map. Mounting tape remnants.