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Auction 101, Lot 221

"West India Islands", Tallis, John

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13 x 9.7 inches
33 x 24.6 cm
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A very handsome sheet with fine detail and delicate coloring. Vignettes are beautifully engraved by J. Rogers after the art of H. Warren. Chart extends from the Bahamas through the Caribbean Islands and Trinidad to Columbia.


Condition: A

Crisp impression. Vignettes and borders uncolored, as issued. Good margins less top which cuts off top 1/8" of the title cartouche, as is often the case with these maps. Otherwise, very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/4/2002