Auction 116, Lot 357

"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 inches
33 x 25.4 cm

This finely engraved map features three beautifully rendered vignettes: Volcano of Isalco, Great Square of the Antiqua, Guatemala, and Belize. The map extends just into Costa Rica and includes the proposed route for a rail and canal system between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and original outline color. Binding trim affecting decorative title at top, as is often the case with maps from this atlas.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/20/2006

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