Auction 133, Lot 302

"Kaart van de Landengte van Panama, Volgens de Spaansche aftekeninge opgemaakt", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Panama

Period: 1769 (published)

Publication: Hedendaagsch historie of tegenwordige staat van Amerika

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.6 x 10.5 inches
29.5 x 26.7 cm

Great map of Panama showing Panama City at the southeast, Chagres at the northwest and Porto-Bello at the northeast. Roads and the Chagres River connect them all. The road between Panama City and Porto-Bello passes though el Bujie, Boqueron, Pequeni, Sa. Juan and Maria Enrique. Finely engraved with rhumb lines and fleur-de-lis. Very detailed and fully engraved to show topographical information.

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Condition: A

Beautiful, early impression on thick paper with large watermark and original margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/1/2010

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