Steel engraving of the African continent with original hand coloring and centerfold. Image measures 9.75" x 12.75".Includes insets of geographical and cultural details such as St. Small chip to lower left corner. After a partnership with his brother, Tallis Jr. Expanded the business to New York in 1849 as well as Boston, Cincinnati, Rochester, Philadelphia and Baltimore.
He is remembered as one of the last decorative map makers, and this lovely map exemplifies his work. Old & Rare Books, Maps & Prints.
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