Auction 123, Lot 366

"Landstreek van Guatimala", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: Central America

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 7 inches
27.4 x 17.8 cm

Lovely map that illustrates the region from the Yucatan to the Golfo de Panama. It is nicely detailed, although much of the topography is still incorrect. Lake Nicaragua has an east-west orientation. It is beautifully engraved and adorned with a decorative title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

An excellent example with a dark impression.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/20/2008

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