Attractive and detailed engraved map with vignettes of St. Johns, and steam and sailing ships in the Cod Fishery off Newfoundland. This is the earlier edition without the provincial seals. Decorative border.

Original outline colour

Vignettes later hand colour

Very good condition.

code : M5161

Cartographer : Tallis John

Date : 1845 London

Size : 25.5*32.5 cms

availability : Available

Price : £125

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active 1838-1851

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.