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Auction 125, Lot 343

"The Coast of New Spain from Nueva Vera Cruz to Triste Island", Jefferys, Thomas

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1775 (dated)

Publication: The West India Atlas

Color: Hand Color

25 x 18.8 inches
63.5 x 47.8 cm

An excellent view of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec showing cities, villages, missions, volcanoes, roads and good topography. The map extends to show part of Guatemala. This is one sheet of the sixteen-sheet map of the West Indies that formed the heart of this important Revolutionary-period atlas. Sheet number BE.9 printed at upper right.


Condition: B+

These is some faint toning, else very good.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/24/2008