"L'Ancien et le Nouveau Mexique, avec la Floride et la Basse Louisiane. Partie Occidentale", Bonne, Rigobert
Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico
Period: 1788 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
9.3 x 13.6 inches
23.6 x 34.5 cm
This handsome map covers the region of present day southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. It features excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest and of the numerous Indian tribes. The map locates San Diego, Santa Fe, Taos, Acapulco, Cabo St. Lucas, and many towns along the Sea of Cortez and Baja Peninsula. Six distance scales at lower right.
On watermarked paper with minor scattered foxing, faint soiling, and some light toning along the centerfold.