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Auction 109, Lot 288

"Isthmus of Panama", Tallis, John

Subject: Central America - Panama

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

13 x 9.7 inches
33 x 24.6 cm

Lovely map of the region from Nicaragua through Panama. Three proposed railway/canals are shown; two in Panama, and another in Nicaragua. Two steel-engraved vignettes: "The Fort at Chagres" and "Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras."


Condition: A

Good impression and original outline coloring on map, vignettes with later coloring. Printed on thick paper will very good margins. Faint toning at fold, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $95

Closed on 12/1/2004