Auction 113, Lot 291

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

Subject: Southwestern United States and Mexico

Period: 1765 (dated)

Publication:

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 inland and along the coast 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

Issued folded, now pressed. Bit of very faint offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $425

Closed on 12/7/2005

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