Auction 148, Lot 367

"Map of Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1860 (dated)

Publication: New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21 x 13.1 inches
53.3 x 33.3 cm

This double-page map of Mexico and the West Indies extends to include the southern states, all of the Caribbean and Bahama Islands, and a portion of northeastern South America. There is excellent detail throughout Mexico and Central America. The Baja Peninsula is here called Lower California. Four insets show Cuba, Jamaica, Bermuda Islands and a map of the Panama Railroad.

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Condition: A

A clean and bright example with two short edge tears that have been closed on verso with archival tape - one is confined to the top blank margin and the other just enters the map border at left.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/19/2014

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