Auction 140, Lot 337

"Spanish North America, Southern Part", Thomson, John

Subject: Central America

Period: 1814 (circa)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24 x 20 inches
61 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+

Nice strong impression with bright outline color. There are a few spots in the image and some minor offsetting, else very good.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $90

Closed on 5/23/2012

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