Auction 101, Lot 216

"Isthmus of Panama", Tallis, John

Subject: Central America - Panama

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13 x 9.6 inches
33 x 24.4 cm

Lovely map of the region from Nicaragua through Darien. Three proposed railway-canals are shown - two in Panama, and another in Nicaragua. Two steel engraved vignettes: The Fort at Chagre, and Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras. Surrounded in a decorative border.


Condition: B

Toned along centerfold. Trimmed into publisher credit below map, as issued.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/4/2002