Auction 124, Lot 307

"Le Nouveau Mexique, avec la Partie Septentrionale de l'Ancien, ou de la Nouvelle Espagne", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1780 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.4 x 8.3 inches
31.5 x 21.1 cm

This small and attractive map details 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. In present-day Arizona, the Gila River is named Rio de los Apostolos. The map is filled with place names and Indian villages, particularly in Arizona and New Mexico.

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Condition: A

A very sharp impression with some minor discoloration in the upper, blank margin, not affecting map.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $170

Closed on 5/7/2008

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