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Lot 0020
  • Title/Content of Map: 1851 Tallis Map of North America -- North America
  • Date Printed: 1851 London
  • Cartographer: J. Tallis
  • Size: 14 x 9.5 in.
  • Condition: Very good - good, some age toning mostly in margins and centerfold. Color outline.

    This is a decorative and striking steel engraved map of North America, featuring Texas with an enlarged panhandle that extends into New Mexico and Colorado. Mexico is still in control of southern Arizona and New Mexico but not of California. Alaska is still shown as Russian America. The map is nicely decorated with vignettes including Beavers, Wapiti Deer, North American Indians, Ancient Monument (Tulum?), Niagara Falls, Convoy of Diamonds, Russian Cossacks, an Eskimo dog sled, and Mount Hekla, Iceland. Color outlines.

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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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    Tallis: Antique Map of North America, 1851

    Estimate $275 - $325Oct 7, 2017
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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