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Auction 102, Lot 171

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

Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico

Period: 1765 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.9 x 12.9 inches
35.3 x 32.8 cm

Bold map of the Baja and the 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.


Condition: A+

Some faint discoloration in very wide margins, still fine with a sharp impression and pleasant color.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $400

Closed on 3/5/2003