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Auction 95, Lot 354

"Cape Colony", Tallis, John

Subject: South Africa

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

12.7 x 9.7 inches
32.3 x 24.6 cm
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Lovely map decorated with a delicately engraved border and vignettes of the Entrance to the Knysna, Grahams Town, Cape Town, three natives in traditional dress, and a lion. Geographically correct for the period with numerous place names.

References: Norwich #237.

Condition: A

Pleasing light and even toning.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/13/2001