"The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World Geographical, Political, Commercial & Statistical", Tallis, John
Subject: Title Pages
Period: 1851 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
9 x 12.5 inches
22.9 x 31.8 cm
A 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. The large scene at center depicts the personae from Europe, Asia, and Africa, a port scene and an early railroad locomotive in the background.
References: Shirley (TP) #97A.
Dark, early impression and very fine hand coloring. A little light foxing in wide margins, well away from image, otherwise a fine example.