China Tibet Mongolia Korea Great Wall Lassa Tallis 1851 decorative vignette mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Thibet, Mongolia, and Mandchouria.
(Asia, China, Mongolia, Tibet, Manchuria, Korea, Buddhism, Dali Lam, Lassa, Great Wall of China).
Issued c. 1851, London by J. Tallis & Company. Engraved by J. Rapkin. Vignettes by H. Winkles & G. Greatbach.
Decorative pictorial map, engraved with original hand color. Six total vignettes depicting the Great Wall of China, a Mongol noble, Dalai Lama's palace at Lassa, etc.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 14" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 9" H x 13" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4.