§ Tallis 1850 map North Africa Morocco Tunisia Sahara


§ Decorative 1850's antique map by Tallis of North Africa §

I'm offering a part of my antique map (and book) collection online on Ebay! Many collectable and rare items! Make sure to check my other listings! All my items are authentic and without reserve price! This auction is for the original antique map:

"NORTHERN AFRICA" Tallis, London ca. 1850

Overview & Area: Superb steel engraved map of North Africa, showing parts of Spain, Gibraltar, Ibiza, Sardinia, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, West Sahara... Engraved by Rapkin. The map is surrounded with decorative ornamental borders with an embellished title holder, and includes five beautyfully engraved & detailed vignettes : a panorama of Marocco view of Constantine with figures in the front view of Tunis panorama of Algiers from the seaside with sailing ships view of Mogador from the sea Highly detailed map showing up-to-date geography, with numerous place names. Shows cities, streets, rivers, mountains, bays, islands, also the paths through the Great Sahara desert with the oases along the way. With original outline hand-colouring! Tallis's maps are very desirable and highly collected, due to their attractive engraved borders, scenes and views, but also because they were up-to-date and very detailed... Original 19th century map ~ A decorative and beautiful
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