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Auction 94, Lot 183

"Isthmus of Panama", Tallis, John

Subject: Central America

Period: 1851 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Atlas

Color: Hand Color

13 x 9.6 inches
33 x 24.4 cm
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Lovely map of the region from Nicaragua through Panama. Three proposed railway/canals are shown; two in Panama, and another in Nicaragua. Two steel engraved vignettes; The Fort at Chagres and Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras. Surrounded in a decorative border. Accompanied by the relative text page from the atlas describing the history of the region and proposals for the railroads and canals.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 3/7/2001