Auction 129, Lot 367

"Carte de la Cote Occidentale d'Amerique Comprise Entre le Port de San Diego et le Golfe de Tehuantepec…", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Mexico, California and Texas

Period: 1863 (dated)


Color: Black & White

35.8 x 24 inches
90.9 x 61 cm

This scarce coastal chart of the coastlines of Mexico is from a late French hydrographical atlas. The map extends north to the Bay of San Diego in California and to the Soconusco Volcano on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. On the Gulf of Mexico side, the map extends beyond the Mermentau River in western Louisiana and includes many place names and soundings in Texas.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/23/2009