Auction 109, Lot 273

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

Subject: Southwestern United States and Mexico

Period: 1765 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.7 x 12.7 inches
34.8 x 32.3 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.

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Condition: A+

Very wide margins and lovely original color.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $400

Closed on 12/1/2004

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