Catalog Archive
Auction 102, Lot 253

"Nova Isthmi Americani, qui et Panamiensis item Dariensis, Tabula in qua Urbes Porto Bello, Panama et Carthagena…", Ottens, Reiner and Joshua

Subject: Panama

Period: 1708 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor Sive Geographia Compendios…

Color: Hand Color

21 x 16 inches
53.3 x 40.6 cm

Scarce first edition of this fine map extending from Honduras to Colombia and as far as Jamaica. This is a finely engraved map from a series of six maps issued to illustrate the West Indies. The map details the major ports along the route of the Spanish treasure ships to and from Cartagena and Portobello.

References: Phillips (A) #522 Vol. 2-205; Kapp (MCC-73) #36.

Condition: B

Lovely original color with a tiny bit of minor foxing and a repaired tear on bottom centerfold, entering map about one inch.

Estimate: $900 - $1,000


Closed on 3/5/2003