Place Published: London
Publisher: The London Printing and Publishing Company
Date Published: 1851
Description: Map. Steel engraving. Image measures 9.75" x 13.5".
Comments: Rare double page edition of Tallis' classic United States map. Map extends from the East Coast to Missouri Territory, New Mexico (also named "Santa Fe") and the Rio Grande. Vignettes include images of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, a buffalo hunt, Penn's treaty with the Indians, and the Washington Monument. In excellent condition. John Tallis Jr. (1817-1876) was a London born bookseller who continued the prolific map publishing company started by his father. 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.Binding: unbound
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 227895