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Auction 118, Lot 490

"Carte des Provinces de Tierra Firme, Darien, Cartegene et Nouvelle Grenade", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colombia, Panama

Period: 1756 (dated)

Publication: l' Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.4 x 8 inches
26.4 x 20.3 cm

Lovely 18th century map of Columbia and the Isthmus of Panama with a bit of Costa Rica. The map is meticulously engraved with good detail of towns and topography, naming Cartagena, Lake Maracaibo, Portobelo and more. The map is decorated with a baroque cartouche.

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Condition: A

Right margin close with binding trim and a short tear just to neatline, not affecting map.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/6/2007

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