Auction 110, Lot 327

"Eastern Hemisphere", Tallis, John

Subject: Eastern Hemisphere

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 9.5 inches
33 x 24.1 cm

One of the most decorative 19th century maps surrounded with fine steel engraved vignettes of the people and animals of the hemisphere. The map is colored by continent and the Mail Route for the British Empire is shown in blue. Surrounded by a delicately engraved and decorative border. Borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: A+

Fine, original outline coloring.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/2/2005

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