Auction 116, Lot 339

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

Subject: United States & Mexico, California

Period: 1765 (dated)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.5 x 12.6 inches
34.3 x 32 cm

This handsome map of Baja California and the American Southwest reflects the recent explorations of the Jesuits. Among places named are Casa Grande and San Xavier de Bac in the Southwest and along the Pacific 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+

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/20/2006

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