Auction 110, Lot 492

"Prussia", Tallis, John

Subject: Germany and Poland

Period: 1845 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

13 x 10.2 inches
33 x 25.9 cm

Lovely map of the region with delicately engraved vignettes drawn by J. Salmon and engraved by S. Fisher. The map is centered on Berlin and extends to include Rhine Prussia and Westphalia in the west and to East Prussia resting against the Russian Empire. The vignettes show the French Church in Berlin, view of Berlin, the Brandenburg Gate, the Royal Palace and a full-length portrait of a seated Frederick the Great. Surrounded by a delicately engraved and decorative border. Borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued.


Condition: B

Original outline coloring. Pin hole and a little toning at centerfold, else fine.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $50

Closed on 3/2/2005