The attractive and sought after map of Australia by Tallis.
Very detailed with list of all the counties in NSW, West Australia & Victoria.
With engraved vignettes.. view of Sydney, Natives of Tribe of Bogan, Australian Parrots and Cockatoo, Natives of Australia Felix, and Kangaroos.
Centre fold as issued.
Very good condition.
code : M4342
Cartographer : Tallis John
Date : 1851 London
Size : 25.5*33 cms
availability : Available
Price : £265
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.