Auction 107, Lot 244

"[Lot of 2] West India Islands [and] West Indies", Various

Subject: Caribbean

Period: 1851-60 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10.3 inches
33 x 26.2 cm

The first is Tallis' decorative chart of the West Indies with fine detail and delicate outline coloring. Vignettes are beautifully engraved by J. Rogers after H. Warren. Chart extends from the Bahamas through the Caribbean Islands and Trinidad to Columbia (13 x 10.3") circa 1851. The second map (7.7x5.8") was engraved by G. Bradshaw circa 1860. Decorative keyboard-style borders.

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Condition: A

Both have good margins and modern coloring. One corner trimmed on second map, well away from map image.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/9/2004

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