Auction 111, Lot 321

"British Guayana", Tallis, John

Subject: Guyana

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

10 x 13.7 inches
25.4 x 34.8 cm

Typically beautiful and finely engraved steel plate map by Tallis. There is good detail in the map, and four engraved vignettes including Georgetown with numerous sailing ships in the harbor, Christmas Cataract, River Berbice, Ataraipu or the Devil's Rock, and New Amsterdam. A nice example with uncolored vignettes and borders, as issued.


Condition: B

Fine impression and original outline coloring. Lightly toned along centerfold, else very good.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $45

Closed on 6/8/2005