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Auction 99, Lot 458

"Cabool, the Punjab and Beloochistan", Tallis, John

Subject: India, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

13.2 x 10.2 inches
33.5 x 25.9 cm

Beautifully rendered map covering northwestern India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Engraved by J. Rapkin with a decorative border and three vignettes: Sultan Mahmoud's Minars and Fortress, Ghuznne; Boars on the Indus; and Lahore. The large view of Lahore is a particularly well rendered view with many warriors and camels in the foreground.


Condition: B

No centerfold. Binder's trim just affecting top border and a couple of very insignificant light spots. Hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $60 - $70

Sold for: $0

Closed on 6/12/2002