Description: Fine Antique Map of the Indian Ocean, including Madagascar, Ceylon and a large inset of Mauritius.
Mapmaker: John Tallis (1838-51) founder of Tallis and Co., London map publishers who traded under various names: L. Tallis, Tallis & co, John Tallis, John Tallis & co. John Talijs & Company, (London & New York) between 1838 and 1851. After 1850-51, their maps were published by the London Printing and Publishing Co., London and NewYork. The Illustrated Atlas of the World, published furst in 1849 with decorative vignette’s engraved and drawn by J. Rapkin, was one of the last atlases to be truly decorated.
Origin: The Illustrated Atlas, And Modern History Of The World Geographical, Published 1851.
Size: Sheet app.: 14 x 10.25 inches. 35.5 x 26.5 cm. Condition: Very good antiquarian condition.