Auction 123, Lot 361

"[2 Sheets] Carte Generale des Etats-Unis et du Mexique comprenant l'Amerique Centrale et Les Antilles", Andriveau-Goujon, E.

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1876 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
35.5 x 24.5 inches
90.2 x 62.2 cm

Attractive, large 19th century map of the United States, Mexico and the West Indies with insets of Central America, Lesser Antilles, New York, Atlantic travel and cable routes, and Long Island. The large Dacotah territory is shown before its division into north and south in 1889, and Oklahoma is named as Territoire Indien. The overland routes to Santa Fe, Mexico and California are noted as well as notations of native tribes and topography. A color key at bottom identifies the colonial possessions. The map is printed on two joined sheets.

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Condition: A

A very sturdy map with original hand coloring on a pleasantly toned sheet with some short, marginal tears, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $210

Closed on 2/20/2008

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