Auction 109, Lot 59

"[Lot of 2] A Comparative View of the Principal Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Mountains, in the Eastern Hemisphere [and] … The Western Hemisphere", Tallis, John

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 14 inches
24.1 x 35.6 cm

Pair of beautifully engraved thematic maps showing the lakes, waterfalls, islands, rivers and mountains in separate panels. The scale of each panel is the same between the hemispheres making a visual comparison quite simple.

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Condition: A

A lovely pair in attractive full wash hand coloring and full margins.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/1/2004

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