Catalog Archive
Auction 119, Lot 369

"L'Ancien et le Nouveau Mexique, avec la Floride et la Basse Louisiane, Partie Occidentale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southwestern United States and Mexico

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Black & White

9.3 x 13.5 inches
23.6 x 34.3 cm

This handsome map covers the region of present day California , Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico. Excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest, and of the numerous Indian tribes. The map locates San Diego, Santa Fe, Taos, Acapulco, Cabo St. Lucas and many towns along the Sea of Cortez and Baja Peninsula. Six distance scales at lower right.


Condition: A

Sharp impression on good, strong paper. There are a couple of tiny spots of foxing in the map, some binding holes repaired on the verso.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 5/9/2007