Mexico Central America Caribbean Cuba Jamaica Bermuda Bahamas 1866 Mitchell mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map of Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies.
(North America, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean Sea, Cuba, Bahamas, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Bermuda).
Issued c. 1866, Philadelphia by S.A. Mitchell.
19th century engraved map, with original hand color. Mitchell maps of this mid-century era were issued with a range of color as well as variant decorative borders.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Different versions of this map exist, this example with Cuba and Jamaica insets lower left, Bermuda and panama RR proposed route at top right.
Short closed edge tear at lower right side, 2" closed split at lower centerfold.
Sheet Measures c. 15 1/4" H x 22 3/4" W.
Engraved Area Measures c. 13 1/4" H x 21" W.
Reps, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 313.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 4, pp. 260.