Auction 111, Lot 291

"Central America", Tallis, John

Subject: Central America

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13 x 10.5 inches
33 x 26.7 cm

Precisely engraved map with three beautifully rendered insets: Volcano of Isalco; Great Square of the Antigua, 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. A nice example with uncolored vignettes and borders, as issued.

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Condition: B

Faint toning along centerfold, else very good to fine.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/8/2005

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