Auction 116, Lot 340

"Mexique", Tardieu, Jean Baptiste Pierre

Subject: United States & Mexico, Texas

Period: 1808 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 8.8 inches
30 x 22.4 cm

This very nicely engraved, copper plate map features the Province de Texas. Pastel outline coloring accentuates the map, showing extensive detail along the coast of California and throughout Mexico. The title is surrounded by a large vignette of falls and cliffs.

References: Day, p. 9.

Condition: A

Nice example with fine original hand coloring and printed on hand laid paper with wide original margins, but trimmed nearly to plate mark at top.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/20/2006