Auction 88, Lot 344

"Australia",

Subject: Australia

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 10 inches
31.8 x 25.4 cm

Decorative map of the continent with good detail along the coastlines and stark blankness in the interior, which Tallis filled with tables of county names. Surrounded in a delicately engraved border and five uncolored vignettes including a fine view of Sydney, Natives of the tribe of Bogan, kangaroos, Natives of Australia Felix and Australian parrots and cockatoo. Lightly toned on fold, else very good with good margins.

References:

Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 10/2/1999

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