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Auction 156, Lot 349

"Carte de l'Isthme de Panama et des Provinces de Veragua Terre Ferme et Darien pour l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Panama

Period: 1754 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

11.6 x 7.8 inches
29.5 x 19.8 cm

An attractive, small map featuring good detail of Panama many years before the creation of the Canal and Lake Bayano. Numerous place names including S. Yago on the Azuevo Peninsula, Portobelo, Se. Marie, Panama, etc. Extends to include the Gulf of Darien. Adorned with a delicate title cartouche. This map was published in Antoine Francois Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, L'Histoire Generale des Voyages.

References: Kapp (MCC-73) #74.

Condition: A

A crisp impression with attractive color and a hint of offsetting. Issued folding.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 2/17/2016