Catalog Archive
Auction 164, Lot 367

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

Subject: Panama

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

12.1 x 10.6 inches
30.7 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: Kapp (MCC-73) #72; Shirley (BL Atlases) T.TIR-2a.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet of watermarked paper. Issued folding, now flattened, with a hint of offsetting and a binding trim at right that has been replaced with period-correct paper.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/13/2017