Auction 157, Lot 368

"Kaart van de Landengte van Panama, Volgens de Spaansche Aftekeninge Opgemaakt", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Panama

Period: 1766 (circa)

Publication: Hedendaagsch Historie of Tegenwordige Staat van Amerika

Color: Hand Color

12 x 10.6 inches
30.5 x 26.9 cm

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

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.TIR-1a #8.

Condition: A

Excellent impression with full original color that is lightly oxidized and wide margins on paper with a Strasburg lily and "I. Villedary" watermarks.

Estimate: $190 - $220


Closed on 5/4/2016