Auction 108, Lot 234

"Etats-Unis & Mexique", Duvotenay, Thunot

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1848 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Universel Geographie

Color: Hand Color

16.7 x 13.2 inches
42.4 x 33.5 cm

Beautifully engraved and detailed map showing the newly acquired land of the western United States. Large Northwest Territory, Indian Territory and Oregon Territory (extending into Canada). Most of the west is labeled Nouvelle California with a pre-Gadsden border and Texas appearing in an early shape. Remarkable detail throughout including Indian names, watershed, railroads, forts, roads, etc. A very nice map that shows a transitional period between the Mexican War and the eventual settlement of the Canadian boundary dispute between the U.S. and England.

References: Phillips (A) #786.

Condition: A

Very fine impression and coloring with wide margins.

Estimate: $180 - $240

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/29/2004