Auction 148, Lot 333

"Carte du Mexique ou de la Nlle. Espagne Contenant aussi le Nouveau Mexique, la Californie, avec une Partie des Pays Adjacents …", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.3 x 11.5 inches
41.4 x 29.2 cm

This attractive map covers the region from the Chesapeake Bay through California with Mexico and Central America. Excellent detail is exhibited, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. Numerous Indian tribes are named. The tip of Florida is shown fragmented with numerous islands and waterways. A large decorative rococo-style cartouche adorns the map.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with just a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/19/2014

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