Auction 127, Lot 374

"Spanish North America Southern Part", Thomson, John

Subject: Central America

Period: 1816 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.3 x 20 inches
61.7 x 50.8 cm

Large and very detailed map of the region south of the Yucatan Peninsula to South America. Includes Belize, much of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Jamaica. There is excellent detail of inland regions with lakes, rivers and mountains, and many offshore islands are depicted. In addition to its historical appeal, the dramatic topography and coastal shading of this map give it great aesthetic appeal.

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Condition: B+

Light toning along centerfold with an old repair on the bottom centerfold, just affecting the map border.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/25/2009

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