Auction 111, Lot 274

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

Subject: Southern United States and Mexico

Period: 1787 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.6 x 8.4 inches
32 x 21.3 cm

Attractive map covering the region from western 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. Engraved by Andre.

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Condition: A

Couple of faint spots, still very good with a crisp impression.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/8/2005

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