Auction 124, Lot 305

"Carte du Mexique ou de la Nlle. Espagne Contenant aussi le Nouveau Mexique, la Californie, avec une Partie des Pays adjacents…", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16 x 11.4 inches
40.6 x 29 cm

Attractive map covering the region from the Chesapeake Bay through California with Mexico and Central America. Excellent detail is exhibited, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. Numerous Indian tribes are named. The tip of Florida is shown fragmented with numerous islands and waterways. A large decorative rococo-style cartouche adorns the map.

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Condition: A

Attractive color on a wide-margined sheet. There are a couple minor printer's creases in the lower margin.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 5/7/2008

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