Auction 113, Lot 670

"Asia", Tallis, John

Subject: Asia

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 10 inches
31.8 x 25.4 cm

Finely engraved map of Asia that extends from Turkey through China and Russia to show a little of Alaska, and from the Arctic Ocean south to show all of the East Indies. Beautifully engraved and rendered vignettes of Petra, Tartars, Russian Peasants, The Walrus, and Sun-Birds of India and the Philippine Isles. Very decorative border and vignettes are uncolored, as issued.


Condition: B

Nice impression and original outline color. Toned along centerfold and around margins.

Estimate: $180 - $200


Closed on 12/7/2005