Auction 121, Lot 318

"Kaart van Nieuw Mexiko, met het Noordelyk Gedeelte van Oud Mexiko of Nieuw Spanje", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1785 (circa)

Publication: Atlas tot Opheldering der Hedendaagsche Historie…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

A well-detailed map, based on Bonne, and 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. There is excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. It is filled with place names and Indian villages. In present-day Arizona, the Gila River is named Rio de los Apostolos. A garlanded cartouche completes the composition.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $275

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/26/2007

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