Auction 122, Lot 353

"Mexico & Guatimala", Fullarton, Archibald & Co.

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1835 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.6 x 7.5 inches
24.4 x 19.1 cm

A nicely detailed map that shows an early Texas as part of the state of San Luis Potosi in Mexico, with San Antonio named. California and the Southwest are also part of Mexico, and a number of non-existent rivers flow from both the fictitious L. Timpanogos and L. Teguayo (probably Salt Lake), including the Buenaventura, S. Felipe, and Los Mongos. It is a steel engraving by Gray & Son.

References:

Condition: A

Issued folding, now flattened. The top margin has some faint toning, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2007

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