Auction 113, Lot 383

"Europe", Tallis, John

Subject: Europe

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 9.5 inches
31.8 x 24.1 cm

Finely engraved steel plate map surrounded with vignettes and decorative border. Map extends to the Ural Mountains in Russia, and includes Iceland, all of Scandinavia, and the Black and the Caspian Seas and Caucasus region. The well rendered vignettes include Seal Hunting, Lapland Travelers (reindeer), Russian Travelers, Arab & Camel, and the Slave Market. The decorative border and vignettes are uncolored, as issued.

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Condition: B

Some toning in margins and a few short marginal tears. Short split along lower centerfold into border.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $80

Closed on 12/7/2005

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