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Auction 118, Lot 851

"Malay Archipelago, or East India Islands", Tallis, John

Subject: East Indies - Indonesia

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: The Illustrated Atlas…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 10 inches
34.3 x 25.4 cm

A handsome and decorative steel engraved map covering all of the Indonesian Archipelago. Features three engraved vignettes; Victoria Mount, New Guinea with a large indigenous sailing craft in foreground, Natives of New Guinea and the Bee Bear. The map extends to include Siam and Cochin China, Cambodia, Singapore, Formosa and northern Australia. Surrounded by a delicately engraved decorative border.

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Condition: B

Original outline color. Top margin trimmed a little close with a little loss as issued.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $325

Closed on 3/6/2007

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