Auction 156, Lot 326

"Mexico and Guatimala", Tegg, Thomas

Subject: Southern United States & Mexico

Period: 1829 (dated)

Publication: London Encyclopaedia...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10 x 7.9 inches
25.4 x 20.1 cm

This steel engraved map of the southern United States and Mexico was published in Tegg's 22-volume London Encyclopaedia, or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics: comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge. It covers the region from San Francisco east to St. Louis and south to Lake Nicaragua. The map emphasizes topography and the river systems, including the fictitious Buenaventura and S. Felipe that cross the Great Basin into the Pacific. Mexico is delineated by state and shows good detail, including Texas within San Luis Potosi.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on a clean sheet with a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/17/2016

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