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Lot 0097
  • Map: 1851 Tallis Map of South America -- South America
  • Date Printed: 1851 London
  • Cartographer: J. Tallis
  • Size: 14 x 9.8 in.
  • Condition: Very good - good, some age toning mostly in margins and centerfold. Color outline.

    This is a very nice map of South America in the excellent Tallis tradition. It details rivers, lakes, towns and villages, etc. The continent is surrounded by eight vignettes -- gold mining in Brazil, a Brazilian rope bridge, condors and llamas of Peru, natives of Chili, Valparaiso, figures descending the Cordilleras, natives transporting a barrel, and a view of Rio de Janeiro. John Rapkin drew and engraved the map.

    John Tallis (1817-1876) was an English cartographic publisher. His company, John Tallis and Company, published views, maps and atlases in London from roughly 1838 to 1851.

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  • Location: This item ships from Ohio

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  • Condition

    Very good - good, some age toning mostly in margins and centerfold. Color outline.

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    • 10%

    Tallis: Antique Map of South America, 1851

    Estimate $100 - $115Sep 23, 2017
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert