Panama Canal Relief Map c. 1912 souvenir novelty map in original containerBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Maps, 20th Century Maps, Relief Maps, Souvenir Items, Central America, Panama, Panama Canal).
Model of Completed Panama Canal: An Accurate Relief Map of the Greatest Engineering Feat in History.
Published c. 1912, United States.
Item retains original card board box container plus loose descriptive sheet. On the lid is a color cross section profile. The card stock map itself is slightly embossed/ raised in relief. No doubt a scarce/ rare novelty cartographic item.
Relief map is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Box gently age worn, edge chipping, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, item remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
The item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this rare item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Container Measures c. 5" H x 13 1/2" W.