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  AMERICA 
 Central America 

TALLIS, John. [Map of Central America with vignettes]
Central America. London, John Tallis & Co, c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 265 x 335mm.
Map of Central America, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases to be produced, with an ornate border and three decorative vignette views of The Antigua, Belize and the Volcano of Isalco.
[Ref: 16158]    £110.00 ($147 • €125 rates)


 South America 

TALLIS, John. [Decorative map of South America with vignettes]
South America. London: J. & F. Tallis, 1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 250 x 350mm.
South America map, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin and published in John Howard Hinton's 'History of the United States of America, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time'. The seven decorative vignettes of local scenes and views include Valparaiso and Rio De Janeiro.
[Ref: 17746]    £180.00 ($241 • €205 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of Guyana with vignettes]
British Guayana. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 354 x 250mm.
A detailed Map of Guyana, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases. Wth decorative vignettes of Georgetown, New Amsterdam and local scenes.
[Ref: 17756]    £80.00 ($107 • €91 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of Peru and Bolivia with vignette scenes]
Peru & Bolivia. London & New York: John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour, Steel engraving, printed area 340 x 255mm.
A detailed map of Peru and Bolivia, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases to be produced. This map still shows Bolivia with a Pacific coastline, land lost to Chile in the 1879-83 War of the Pacific. Being landlocked has severely affected Bolivia's economy, and in the present day they are still trying to negotiate access to the sea. With a decorative border and four attractive vignette scenes of Potosi, Lima, Tarija and the swimming couriers of Peru
[Ref: 17758]    £120.00 ($161 • €137 rates)


 Brazil 

TALLIS, John. [Map of Brazil with decorative vignettes]
Brazil. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Steel engraving. Original outline colour. Printed area 355 x 250mm.
Old Map of Brazil drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the Illustrated Atlas, one of the last decorative atlases. With decorative printed border and vignettes showing views of Montevideo, the Rio Negro, St. Catharina, Rio De Janeiro and Cape St. Antonio in Bahia.
[Ref: 17774]    £150.00 ($201 • €171 rates)


  ASIA 

TALLIS, John. [Mid-19th century map of Asia with vignettes]
Asia. London, J. & F. Tallis, 1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 250 x 320mm.
A detailed map of Asia, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases to be produced. Five vignettes scenes includes Petra in Jordan.
[Ref: 17772]    £165.00 ($221 • €188 rates)


 Far East 

TALLIS, John. [Map of the Indo-China and Indonesia with decorative vignettes]
Malay Archipelago, or East India Islands. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 270 x 350mm.
Original antique map showing the East Indies from the Andaman Islands east to New Guinea and the north coast of Australia, with four decorative vignettes of local scenes, natives and fauna.
[Ref: 18057]    £240.00 ($322 • €273 rates)


 China 

TALLIS, John. [Map of China]
China and Birmah. London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851. original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 330 x 255mm.
A detailed map of China and Burma, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases to be produced. The six vignette views are a view of Hong Kong , British factories at Canton, Chinese dress, soldiers, a pagoda and a mandarin in a litter.
[Ref: 17741]    £250.00 ($335 • €285 rates)


 Central Asia 

TALLIS, John. [Mid-19th century map of the Indian Ocean]
Islands in the Indian Ocean. London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851. Steel engraving, printed area 270 x 335mm.
Detailed map of the Indian Ocean with an an inset of Mauritius. Decorative vignettes of local scenes.
[Ref: 17754]    £150.00 ($201 • €171 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of the arena of the Great Game]
Independent Tartary. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 260 x 330mm.
Original map of Central Asia, including the Caspian, Kazakstan and Kyrgystan, with three vignette scenes of Tartar life. The area was the scene of the Great Game, a mixture of exploration, espionage and diplomacy, played between Russian and Britain, as the Russians attempted to push their empire south to British India. Marked on the map are the cities of Bukhara, Khiva, Merv and Tashkent, which had been unknown to outsiders less than fifty years before.
[Ref: 18065]    £150.00 ($201 • €171 rates)


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