Auction 161, Lot 390

"Carte Generale des Etats-Unis Mexicains de la Republique du Texas et des Etats de l'Amerique Centrale", Brue, Adrien Hubert

Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico, Texas

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel de Geographie Physique, Politique et Historique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.3 x 20.3 inches
36.3 x 51.6 cm

Handsome and uncommon map that details the independent Republic of Texas, the Southwest United States and Mexico. The lower left quadrant is filled with a large inset with Central America shown on the same scale as the main map. The title contains one of the few direct references to the Republic of Texas. Excellent detail throughout. With Brue's embossed seal and surrounded by a decorative keyboard-style border that indicates longitude from Paris. Fancy title lettering embellished with flourishes.

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Condition: B

On a sheet with wide original margins, light toning, and moderate offsetting.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 2/8/2017

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