"L'Ancien et le Nouveau Mexique, avec la Floride et la Basse Louisiane. Partie Occidentale", Bonne, Rigobert
Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico
Period: 1780 (circa)
Color: Black & White
9.2 x 13.6 inches
23.4 x 34.5 cm
This handsome map covers the region of present-day southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Mexico. There is excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest, and of the numerous Indian tribes. The map locates San Diego, Santa Fe, Taos, Acapulco, Cabo St. Lucas and many towns along the Sea of Cortez and Baja Peninsula. Includes six distance scales at lower right.
A dark impression on a bright sheet with a few tiny, insignificant spots.