Project Description

(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.

 Price:  $110.00