Auction 130, Lot 72

"[Lot of 2] A Comparative View of the Principal Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Mountains, in the Western Hemisphere [and] A Comparative View of the Principal Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Mountains, in the Eastern Hemisphere", Tallis, John

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.3 x 14 inches
23.6 x 35.6 cm

A beautifully engraved and matching pair of thematic maps show the lakes, waterfalls, islands, rivers and mountains in separate panels. Both of the panels have the same scale, making a visual comparison of the hemispheres quite simple.

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Condition: A

Near fine examples with just a little light edge toning away from map. Full coloring to the engraving with the border left uncolored as issued.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $450

Closed on 12/2/2009

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