Auction 122, Lot 435

"Atlantic Islands", Thomson, John

Subject: Atlantic Ocean, Cape Verde Islands, Canary Islands, Azores

Period: 1829 (circa)

Publication: Thomson's New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
23.5 x 19.5 inches
59.7 x 49.5 cm

This large chart contains four maps arrayed around a central scene of "The Peak of Teneriffe." The maps include the Cape Verde Islands, the Canary Islands, the Azores, and Madeira. There are detailed insets of part of Fayal and Lancarota.

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Condition: B+

A nice strong sheet with original color and a little faint offsetting. There is one small pin hole just above the inset of Lancarota.

Estimate: $110 - $150

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/5/2007

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