Auction 110, Lot 417

"Belgium", Tallis, John

Subject: Belgium

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.2 x 10.5 inches
33.5 x 26.7 cm

A decorative and finely engraved map with vignettes of the Antwerp Cathedral, Monuments on the Plains of Waterloo, Altar of St. Gudule, Brussels, and the royal coat of arms flanked by two ferocious lions. Nice detail of roads, canals, and towns. Surrounded by a delicately engraved and decorative border. Borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: B

Original outline coloring. Touch of toning along centerfold, else fine.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/2/2005

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