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Auction 100, Lot 463

"Part of South Australia", Tallis, John

Subject: Australia

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 12.8 inches
24.9 x 32.5 cm

Finely engraved map featuring a large and well-rendered vignette of Adelaide and one of Natives on a canoe. Includes Kangaroo Island, York Peninsula and Spencer Gulf. Mining districts are noted with red hand coloring. Smaller vignettes of the seal, a dingo and a tropical bird. Surrounded in a decorative border.


Condition: B

Good impression and color. Close margin binding side just into border, else very good.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $70

Closed on 9/12/2002