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Auction 100, Lot 225

"Kaart van het Westelyk Gedeelte van Nieuw Mexico en van California…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico

Period: 1765 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.5 x 12.7 inches
34.3 x 32.3 cm

Bold map of the Baja and American southwest reflecting the recent explorations of the Jesuits. Among places named are Casa Grande and San Xavier de Bac. Along the Pacific are San Diego, Ensenada and Cabo San Lucas. Numerous, oversized islands are shown along both coasts of the Baja.

References: Wheat [TMW] #148.

Condition: A

Fine original color. Some damp stain and spots in wide margins.

Estimate: $900 - $1,000

Sold for: $650

Closed on 9/12/2002