Auction 114, Lot 11

"The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World Geographical, Political, Commercial & Statistical", Tallis, John

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A

Lovely coloring. Remnants of linen hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/1/2006

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