Auction 158, Lot 167

"Carte du Golfe du Mexique Dressee pour l'Intellignce de l'Histoire Generale des Voyages de Laharpe...", Tardieu, Ambroise

Subject: Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean

Period: 1821 (dated)

Publication: La Harpe's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.4 x 16 inches
54.4 x 40.6 cm

This uncommon map depicts the Gulf of Mexico and all the islands of the West Indies. It also includes nice detail of the southern United States, Central America, and Northern South America. Place names, Indian tribes, rivers, lakes, bays, and more are shown. There is good topographical detail concentrated in Mexico, Central America, and the larger islands in the Caribbean.

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Condition: B+

Original outline color on watermarked paper with light damp stain in the top corners and minor scattered foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/22/2016

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