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Auction 156, Lot 343

"Mexico and Guatemala, Shewing the Position of the Mines", Wyld, James

Subject: Southern Mexico & Central America

Period: 1860 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

31.7 x 13.1 inches
80.5 x 33.3 cm

This map of Central America extends from the southern half of Mexico to Panama and includes the Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Jamaica. The map is filled with detail, including political boundaries, place names, rivers, and topography shown by hachure. Nicaragua is divided into two, with the larger eastern portion labeled Mosquito Coast. Panama is also called Colombia and British Settlements are noted along the coast of present-day Belize.


Condition: B+

Original outline color on paper with "T & G H 1858" watermark. There is light offsetting and minor soiling.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 2/17/2016