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Auction 105, Lot 225

"Carte du Mexique ou de la Nlle. Espagne Contenant aussi le Nouveau Mexique, la Californie, avec une Partie des Pays adjacents…", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication: Lattre's Atlas Moderne…

Color: Hand Color

16.3 x 11.7 inches
41.4 x 29.7 cm
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Attractive map covering the region from the Chesapeake Bay through California with Mexico and Central America. Excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. Numerous Indian tribes are named. The tip of Florida is shown fragmented with numerous islands and waterways. Large decorative rococo-style cartouche.


Condition: B

Good impression with original coloring on thick paper with wide margins. A bit of scattered toning, else very good.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/3/2003