Auction 109, Lot 286

"Central America", Tallis, John

Subject: Central America

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.7 x 10 inches
32.3 x 25.4 cm

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.

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Condition: A

Fine impression and original outline coloring in map, vignettes with later coloring. Printed on thick paper with good margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/1/2004

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