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Auction 115, Lot 307

"California, Mexico, Guatimala &c.", Dower, John

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1844 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

10 x 8.3 inches
25.4 x 21.1 cm

Great map that features the Independent Republic of Texas. The southwest is here called "Upper New California" while the Baja is "Lower or Old California." Good detail for its time of the topography and watershed. Extends to include all of Central America, and Cuba. Cross-section along the bottom shows elevation of major mountains and volcanoes. Published by Orr & Company.


Condition: A

Dark impression and fine original coloring with original margins. Hint of offsetting, still very good to fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $550

Closed on 6/21/2006