Auction 110, Lot 580

"Turkey in Asia", Tallis, John

Subject: Near and Middle East

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

Decorative steel engraved map that features three engraved vignettes; a large view of Jerusalem, The Castles of Europe and Asia and four figures with a spire behind, all well colored. The map covers the region of present-day Turkey, Armenia, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, and Iraq. Surrounded by a delicately engraved and decorative border.

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Condition: A

Lovely impression and coloring. Good margins for this issue, with just the tip of the border trimmed as it rises above the title.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/2/2005

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