Price: 200.00 USD
London: Tallis, John, 1851. Map. Steel engraving of modern Palestine with original hand outline. Image measures 12.75" x 9.5". Includes historically and culturally relevant vignettes such as views of Jaffa and Nazareth, fauna and natives of Lebanon. 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. He is remembered as one of the last decorative map makers, and this lovely map exemplifies his work.