Auction 148, Lot 334

"Mexique", Tardieu, Jean Baptiste Pierre

Subject: United States & Mexico, Texas

Period: 1808 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 8.8 inches
30 x 22.4 cm

This very nicely engraved, copper plate map features the Province de Texas. There is good detail throughout, especially along the coast of California and throughout Mexico. The title is surrounded by a large vignette of falls and cliffs.

References: Day (TX) p. 9.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with a number of minute worm tracks only visible when held to light and a small damp stain in the left blank margin.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/19/2014