Auction 125, Lot 11

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

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 12.5 inches
22.9 x 31.8 cm

This handsome title page is from a popular English, nineteenth century atlas. The title is enclosed in a delicate vine border with unusual 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

Strong impression and fine coloring. A little marginal soil at lower right otherwise fine.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/24/2008

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