Auction 113, Lot 304

"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 10.3 inches
33 x 26.2 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. With uncolored vignettes and borders, as issued.

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Condition: B

Scattered toning.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/7/2005

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