Auction 110, Lot 301

"British Guayana", Tallis, John

Subject: Guyana

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

9.7 x 13.7 inches
24.6 x 34.8 cm

A decorative steel engraved map with good detail in the interior. Vignettes include a seal or medallion, Christmas Cataract - River Begbice, New Amsterdam, Ataraipu or the Devil's Rock, and Georgetown. Surrounded by a delicately engraved and decorative border. Borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued.


Condition: B

Fine, original outline coloring. A couple light foxing marks, else very good.

Estimate: $80 - $120


Closed on 3/2/2005