Auction 112, Lot 300

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

Subject: Southern United States, Mexico & Central America

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 11.4 inches
40.6 x 29 cm

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.

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Condition: A+

Fine later color.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/28/2005

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