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This is an ornate and highly decorative map of Central America.  The steel engraved map extends from Mexico to Costa Rica and includes the proposed route for a rail and canal system between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It features three vignettes and fancy borders of the Tallis style: Volcano of Isalco, Great Square of the Antiqua in Guatemala, and a Belize beach scene.  Engraved by J. Rapkin.  Color outline.

1851 Tallis Ornate Map of Central America

SKU: 2083
  • Title

    Central America

  • Map Maker Specifics

    J. Tallis, 1851, London

  • Size

    10 x 13 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Very Good.  Light age toning in margins and in center fold which is as issued.

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