Auction 148, Lot 341

"Carte Generale des Etats-Unis Mexicains de la Republique du Texas et des Etats de l'Amerique Centrale", Brue, Adrien Hubert

Subject: Southwestern United States, Texas & Mexico

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique, Politique et Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.3 x 20.3 inches
36.3 x 51.6 cm

Handsome and uncommon map that details the independent Republic of Texas, the Southwest United States and Mexico. The lower left quadrant is filled with a large inset with Central America shown on the same scale as the main map. The title contains one of the few direct references to the Republic of Texas. Excellent detail throughout. With Brue's embossed seal and surrounded by a decorative keyboard-style border that indicates longitude from Paris. Fancy title lettering embellished with flourishes.

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Condition: B

Original outline color with light toning, color offsetting, and a fold separation confined to the left blank margin closed on verso with archival tape. Faint pencil notations in right blank margin.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $240

Closed on 2/19/2014

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