Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 417

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

Subject: Southwest United States & Mexico

Period: 1780 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre

Color: Hand Color

13.4 x 8.3 inches
34 x 21.1 cm

Attractive map covering 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. Excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. In present-day Arizona, the Gila River is named Rio de los Apostolos, or River of the Apostles. Filled with place names and Indian villages.


Condition: B

Very good impression. Light damp stain in upper, blank margin. Side margins slightly trimmed, but still generous.

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 3/6/2007