Auction 121, Lot 317

"Carte de la Californie, Levee par la Societe des Jesuites", Venegas, Miguel (Padre)

Subject: Southwest United States & Mexico, California

Period: 1757 (dated)


Color: Black & White

8 x 12.3 inches
20.3 x 31.2 cm

Significant, uncommon map on the Fernando Consag model, which is updated from Kino's original maps of the region. It extends past the Colorado and shows Baja California, northwest Mexico and what will become the southern portion of Arizona. It presents, in great detail, the Gila River region, the missions and Indian towns of Pimeria Alta and Baja California.


Condition: A

A dark impression with faint offsetting and folds as issued.

Estimate: $550 - $700

Sold for: $750

Closed on 9/26/2007