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Auction 94, Lot 411

"Polynesia, or Islands in the Pacific Ocean", Tallis, John

Subject: Polynesia

Period: 1851 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 10 inches
34.3 x 25.4 cm
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Very detailed map covering from the coast of Australia to California, showing even very tiny islands and shoals. Surrounded in a delicately engraved border with vignettes of Kalakakooa, Sandwich Islands; Otaheiti; Harbour of Dory, New Guinea and Resolution Bay, Marguesas.


Condition: B

Tiny bit of light foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/7/2001