Auction 119, Lot 394

"Nouvelle Espagne, Nouvelle Mexique, Isles Antilles", Robert de Vaugondy/Delamarche

Subject: Gulf of Mexico, Central America and Caribbean

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Nouvel Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

12 x 9.5 inches
30.5 x 24.1 cm

This attractive, small map was reissued by Delamarche, who was the successor to the Robert de Vaugondy family of mapmakers. It details the southern portion of North America, Central America, the West Indies and the northern tip of South America. The Azores are represented in an inset at the top right, and below the scales of miles is an additional title: "les Audiences de Guadalahara, de Mexico, et de Guatimala, forment Le Mexique ou Nouvelle Espagne."

References: Pedley # 481.

Condition: B

The map has a little bit of light, scattered foxing with original outline color, and generous original margins.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $140

Closed on 5/9/2007