Auction 148, Lot 339

"L'Ancien et le Nouveau Mexique, avec la Floride et la Basse Louisiane, Partie Occidentale", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Black & White

9.3 x 13.5 inches
23.6 x 34.3 cm

This handsome map covers the region of present day southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico. Excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest, and of the numerous Indian tribes. The map locates San Diego, Santa Fe, Taos, Acapulco, Cabo St. Lucas and many towns along the Sea of Cortez and Baja Peninsula. Six distance scales at lower right.


Condition: B+

On watermarked paper with faint offsetting and one small rust spot.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $65

Closed on 2/19/2014