Auction 102, Lot 249

"[General Karte von Nordamerica samt den West Indischen Inseln Verasst von Herrn Pownall (Southwest Sheet)]", Schraembl, Franz Anton

Subject: Mexico & Central America

Period: 1790 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
23.8 x 20 inches
60.5 x 50.8 cm

This is a scarce Austrian map based on the important Bowen & Gibson map of North America and the West Indies (Sayer & Bennett 1783 edition). Covers Mexico southward from Los Mochis, Sonora, Florida, part of Cuba. Extends to include Costa Rica and part of Panama. Part of a four sheet set. Great detail throughout. Large inset details the discoveries of Father Kino (1698-1701) in the Southwest and northern Sonora.

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Condition: A

On thick paper with large crown watermark.

Estimate: $600 - $800

Sold for: $450

Closed on 3/5/2003

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