Auction 115, Lot 306

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

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1783 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.4 x 8.3 inches
31.5 x 21.1 cm

Attractive map covers the region from west 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. There is excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. It is filled with place names and Indian villages. In present-day Arizona, the Gila River is named Rio de los Apostolos.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $210

Closed on 6/21/2006

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