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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1851Tallis, JohnLondonPersia$150 Picture

A steel plate engraved map, with hand colored outlines

Size: 13 3/4 inches X 10 1/4 inches

Map Type: Atlas

This is a supurb copy with strong color.

This map of Persia displays the Middle East countries from the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf, including todays Iran, Iraq, Afganistan, and part of Saudi Arabia. Features a very decorative border, a standard item for Tallis maps. With a vignette view of Ispahan, and depictions of a mounted Persian, Kurds and a camel.

References: A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 804, Phillips, P.L, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1909; Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 4 Page 244, Tallis family, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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