Auction 96, Lot 224

"Jamaica", Tallis, John

Subject: Jamaica

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 9.5 inches
34.3 x 24.1 cm

Steel engraved map covering Jamaica with good detail of topography, roads and cities. Engraved by John Rapkin with a decorative border and five lovely vignettes: Port Royal Harbour, Kingston, Port Antonio, Sugar Mill and a flying fish.


Condition: A

Unobtrusive spot in ocean below upper left vignette, issued without centerfold. .

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/12/2001