Auction 99, Lot 504

"[Set of 5 maps]", Tallis, John

Subject: Australia

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 9.5 inches
33 x 24.1 cm

Set of beautifully engraved maps, all surrounded by decorative borders and with several steel engraved vignettes. The lot includes: Australia; Western Australia, Swan River; Part of South Australia; New South Wales; Van Diemen's Island or Tasmania. The map of Australia includes the locations of the gold mining districts. All but the map of Tasmania are from the same atlas (issued without centerfolds).

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Condition: A

Very good to fine except for a small spot on the map of South Australia and a toned centerfold on the map of Tasmania.

Estimate: $500 - $600

Sold for: $600

Closed on 6/12/2002

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