"Karte von der Erdenge Panama und den Provinzen Veragua, Terra Firma und Darien...", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1754 (dated)
Publication: Allgemeine Historie
Color: Hand Color
11.6 x 7.6 inches
29.5 x 19.3 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 a German edition of Antoine Francois Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, L'Histoire Generale des Voyages.
Issued folding, now flattened. A crisp impression with light soiling. The left margin has been extended with period paper to accomodate framing.