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Auction 106, Lot 238

"Central America", Tallis, John

Subject: Central America

Period: 1851 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

13 x 10.4 inches
33 x 26.4 cm
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Finely engraved map with three beautifully rendered insets: Volcano of Isalco, Great Square of the Antiqua, Guatemala, and Belize. Map extends just into Costa Rica and includes the proposed route for a rail/canal system between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Vignettes colored.


Condition: B

Mat burn in margins and old masking tape on verso at top. Fold separation in bottom margin, just touching decorative border.

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/3/2004