Auction 127, Lot 373

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

Subject: Central America

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication: The West India Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.5 x 19 inches
62.2 x 48.3 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 edition has been updated to show several new towns and an extensive road system. This is one sheet of the 16-sheet map of the West Indies that formed the heart of the important Revolutionary-period atlas. Sheet number BE.9 printed at upper right.

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Condition: B+

There is some very faint offsetting, an extraneous crease along the centerfold and a repair on a short fold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/25/2009

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