Attractive steel engraved map of the Cape.
The map isset within a decorative patterned border and embellished with four uncoloured vignette views..
Original outline hand colouring. Original centre fold.
Very good condition
code : M3000
Cartographer : Tallis John
Date : 1851 London
Size : 25*33 cms
availability : Available
Price : £120
John Tallis founder of Tallis and Co., London map publishers who traded under various names: L. Tallis, Tallis & co, John Tallis, John Tallis & co. (London & New York) between 1838 and 1851. After 1850-51, their maps were published by the London Printing and Publishing Co., London and New York.
The Illustrated Atlas of the World, published in 1849 with the maps and decorative vignette's engraved and drawn by J. Rapkin, was one of the last atlases to be truly decorated and is therefore highly prized.