Auction 168, Lot 314

"Le Nouveau Mexique, avec la Partie Septentrionale de l'Ancien, ou de la Nouvelle Espagne", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southern United States & Mexico

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.4 x 8.3 inches
31.5 x 21.1 cm

This small and attractive map details the region from West Florida through California and northern Mexico. In Texas, there is a city named Texas and a notation concerning the death of the explorer La Salle. Excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. In present-day Arizona, the Gila River is named Rio de los Apostolos. The map is filled with place names and Indian villages, particularly in present-day Arizona and New Mexico.

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Condition: B

On a toned sheet with a few small spots.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/6/2018

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