"Independent Tartary", Tallis, John
Subject: Central Asia
Period: 1855 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
13 x 9.7 inches
33 x 24.6 cm
Interesting steel engraved map extending from the Caspian Sea to Lake Balkach. Three vignettes of Tartars including a fascinating scene of the marriage custom of chasing the bride on horseback. Decorative border.
Light toning on centerfold, with foxing in margins, else very good.