"Polynesia, or Islands in the Pacific Ocean", Tallis, John
Subject: Pacific Islands
Period: 1845 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
14 x 10 inches
35.6 x 25.4 cm
Very detailed map covering Oceania from the east coast of Australia to California. Locates scores of islands including tiny islands and shoals. Surrounded in a delicately engraved border with vignettes of Kalakakooa - Sandwich Islands, Otaheiti, Harbour of Dory - New Guinea, and Resolution Bay - Marguesas.
On thick paper with good margins for this issue. Original outline color with borders and vignettes uncolored, as issued. A few spots else very good. Slight toning on fold.