Auction 169, Lot 312

"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: Hand Color

Size:
12.6 x 8.3 inches
32 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: A

A nice impression with a printer's crease at bottom right and a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/12/2018

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