Auction 149, Lot 321

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

Subject: Texas & Mexico

Period: 1838 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: C+

Backed in Japanese tissue to reinforce and repair numerous tears and cracks in the image with minimal loss of image primarily in Baja California. Trimmed to the neatline at left due to binding trim with a narrow margin at top right. Moderate offsetting and uneven toning.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $230

Closed on 5/21/2014

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