Auction 162, Lot 345

"Carte Particuliere de l'Isthme de Panama, Golfe de Darien, Cote de Carthagene, Jusqu'a Ste. Marthe", Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'

Subject: Panama

Period: 1730 (dated)

Publication: Histoire de l'Isle Espagnole ou de S. Domingue

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.3 x 8 inches
33.8 x 20.3 cm

An attractive, small map featuring good detail of Panama many years before the creation of the Canal and Lake Bayano. The map extends to include the northwestern coastline of Colombia to the Magdalena River. The focus of the map is on the mountains and river systems, although a number of place names are included, such as Portobelo, Panama City, Sta. Maria, and Cartagena. Adorned with a delicate title cartouche.

References: Kapp (MCC-73) #45.

Condition: A+

A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet with wide margins.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 4/26/2017

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