Auction 140, Lot 331

"Le Nouveau Mexique avec la Partie Septentrionale de Lancien ou de la Nouvelle Espance", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southern United States & Mexico

Period: 1778 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 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. Excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. In present-day Arizona, the Gila River is named R. de los Apostolos. The map is filled with place names and Indian villages, particularly in today's Arizona and New Mexico.

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Condition: A

There is one tiny worm hole along the centerfold, else fine.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/23/2012

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