"The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World Geographical, Political, Commercial & Statistical", Tallis, John
Subject: Title Pages
Period: 1850 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
10.5 x 14.5 inches
26.7 x 36.8 cm
Lovely steel engraved title page from this popular nineteenth century atlas. The title is enclosed in a delicate vine border with male representations of the four continents in each corner. A finely engraved vignette of Europeans trading in Africa is at center.
Lovely coloring. Remnants of linen hinge tape on verso.