1851 TALLIS John Van Diemens Island


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Decorative map with original outline colouring of Tasmania. Various vignettes within the decorative border showing Hobart Town, Thylacinus Cynocephalus, Residence of the V.D.L. Compans Agents Residence and the Seal The firm of TallisCompany flourished from 1835 to 1860 with varying imprints.Their Illustrated Atlas of 1850-51 was one of the last decorative atlases, all the maps being engraved on steel and all adorned with small vignette views.It was published in parts at 1 shilling or 25US cents, with text by Montgomery Martin.The same maps appeared in the British Colonies in 1854.1835L. Tallis 3 Jewin Street, City1835John Tallis, 15 St Johns Lane, Smithfield1835-48TallisCo., Green Arbour Court, Old Bailey(1850)JF Tallis, London, EdinburghDublin(1851)John TallisCo, LondonNew York97100 St John Street, London40 John St, New YorkSome time after 1860, Talliss maps were issued by The London Printing and Publishing Company London and New York.

Dimensions 35.6 × 27 cm
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Van Diemans Land. The Illustrations by H. WarrenEngraved by J. Rogers. The Map DrawnEngraved by J. Rapkin, John TallisCompany LondonNew York


London, New York

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