Auction 96, Lot 412

"Independent Tartary", Tallis, John

Subject: Central Asia

Period: 1855 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: B

Light toning on centerfold, with foxing in margins, else very good.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/12/2001

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