Auction 110, Lot 678

"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.


Condition: B

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.

Estimate: $90 - $110

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/2/2005