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Auction 161, Lot 386

"Mexico or New Spain New Mexico &c.", Cowley, John

Subject: Southern United States & Mexico

Period: 1742 (published)

Publication: A New and Easy Introduction to the Study of Geography...

Color: Hand Color

5.4 x 2.9 inches
13.7 x 7.4 cm
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This small but detailed map shows parts of the southern United States and the entirety of Mexico and Central America. Within the United States, the mouth of the Mississippi, Florida, New Mexico, Great Teguayo, Corpus Christi, and Santa Fe are among the notable places named. The southern tip of Baja California is located, and parts of Jamaica and Cuba are depicted, including Havana. Place names line the coasts of Mexico and Central America as well as the interior. A compass rose orients the north to the top left. Published in Johann Huebner's A New and Easy Introduction to the Study of Geography....

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #197-30.

Condition: B+

On a watermarked sheet with minor offsetting from an opposing page of text and faint toning. There is a small worm hole in the blank margin at bottom right.

Estimate: $110 - $140


Closed on 2/8/2017