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Pingenot Auction, Lot 193

193. [MAP]. THOMAS, COWPERTHWAIT & CO. Mexico & Guatemala. Philadelphia, 1850. Engraved map with original full color. 30.8 x 38.5 cm (12-1/8 x 15-1/8 inches). Scale: 1 inch = aspproxomately 180 miles. Four inset maps: The Isthmus of Tehuantepec Showing the Proposed Route from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean; The Isthmus of Nicuragua Showing the Proposed Routes from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean; Guatemala or Central America; Valley of Mexico. Minor browning at edges, very fine.
        Fascinating for transportation history. Most of Texas is shown. Very decorative.