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Auction 135, Lot 332

"Mexico or New Spaine", Morden, Robert

Subject: Southern United States, Mexico and Central America

Period: 1693 (published)

Publication: Geography rectified: or, a Description ofhte World

Color: Black & White

4.8 x 4 inches
12.2 x 10.2 cm

This copper engraved map is on a full sheet (6" x 7.6") with text below that is related to the map. The map provides good detail with each country delineated and named as well as major cities and rivers. Mexico City is shown adjacent to its lake. The map extends to show the region of Texas, names New Mexico, the Gulf Coast, all of Florida. The Baja peninsula is erroneously labeled California I. Legend at left indexes to all Mexican states on the map. This is State I with page "576" at upper left above neatline. Published by John Seller.

References: McLaughlin #97.

Condition: A

Full sheet with original margins. The map is very good, a little very light foxing along edge at bottom below text.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $350

Closed on 2/16/2011