Antique City Map of Aberdeen by Rapkin
Publication: The London Printing and Publishing Company
Description: Drawn and engraved by John Rapkin. Very decorative mid-Victorian plan with vignettes drawn and engraved by H. Winkles, including Castle Street, Old Don Bridge, North Church - King Street, Aberdeen and the River Dee.
Condition: Later hand colouring, folding copy as published. Some age discolouration to edges and marginal marks. Original binding holes to centrefold as published. Creases to left corner, one closed split to bottom margin.
Image size: 265 x 360mm
10.5 x 14.25" approx.
Order No. 3636
John Rapkin (fl. 1835-65)
A nineteenth century map maker and engraver, best known for his work on the Illustrated Atlas of the World 1849-53 for John Tallis and Co. noted for their beautifully decorative borders and later re-issued by the London Printing and Publishing Co. London and New York.