Auction 101, Lot 390

"British Possessions in the Mediterranean", Tallis, John

Subject: Mediterranean

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.7 x 13 inches
24.6 x 33 cm

Finely engraved sheet with several maps, the largest of which includes Corfu, Malta, Gibraltar, with five smaller maps (including the Ionian Islands) and five lovely vignettes. Sounds busy, but it is a very handsome chart.

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Condition: A

Good impression with original outline color plus borders and vignettes well colored in a later hand. A little scattered light foxing, still very good.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/4/2002

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