Auction 148, Lot 345

"A Map of Mexico and the Republic of Texas",

Subject: Mexico & Texas

Period: 1838 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 12.8 inches
41.9 x 32.5 cm

This map features a young Republic of Texas and was issued in Niles & Pease's History of Mexico & Texas. Settlements are confined to the eastern coast and include Houston, San Antonio, Galveston and Nacogdoches to name a few. The states of Mexico are delineated and the map extends to show a portion of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.


Condition: C+

Issued folding on thin, banknote style paper with moderate offsetting, uneven toning, and remnants of masking tape on verso confined to the blank margins. A 2" edge tear and two 1" fold separations have been closed on verso with archival tape, and a chip in right blank margin that enters border in a few spots has been repaired with paper.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/19/2014