Auction 169, Lot 313

"Mejico", Alabern, Pablo

Subject: Southern United States, Mexico & Central America

Period: 1830 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

15 x 11.4 inches
38.1 x 29 cm

This uncommon Spanish map was published in the atlas to accompany J. Torner's Diccionario geografico universal.... It was issued shortly after Mexican independence and includes all of California, Texas, and the American Southwest. The map extends further south to include Central America, and east to Florida. In the Great Basin, two spurious rivers link Lake Timpanogos and Lake Teguayo to the Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by a keyboard style border.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #4318-42.

Condition: B

Issued folding and now flattened and backed with tissue to reinforce and repair a 9" edge tear at left.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/12/2018