Auction 107, Lot 216

"Le Nouveau Mexique, avec la Partie Septentrionale de l'Ancien, ou de la Nouvelle Espagne", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southwestern United States and Mexico

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.6 x 8.4 inches
32 x 21.3 cm

Attractive map covering the region from west Florida through California and Northern Mexico. In Texas there is a city named Texas and a notation concerning the death of the explorer La Salle. Excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. In present day Arizona, the Gila River is named Rio de los Apostolos. Filled with place names and Indian villages.

References:

Condition: A

Good impression with attractive modern coloring and full margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/9/2004

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