(B22) Title: “Asia,” from The Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World… published in London by The London Printing and Publishing Company (1860). Steel engraving, uncolored. Image size is approx. 12 x 9 ½ inches (approx. 30 x 24 cm). Matted and shrink wrapped. Mat size is approx. 18 x 15 inches (approx. 46 x 38 cm).
Discussion: Highly detailed map of the whole of the Asian continent, attributed to English cartography John Tallis (1817 -1876). However, as with many such maps through the 19th century, details of the islands are weak.
Condition: Approx. one inch, square, is cut from upper right corner, outside of border and not affecting image. Scattered light foxing can be seen along left side, and a little inside upper border on left side. Fold creases, as issued. Overall about Good+ condition.