Auction 171, Lot 321

"Originalkarte der Californischen Halbinsel nach den Aufnahmen der fur die Lower California Company...", Petermann, Augustus Herman

Subject: Mexico, Baja California

Period: 1868 (dated)

Publication: Petermann's Geographische Mittheilungen

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 13.2 inches
22.9 x 33.5 cm

This handsome German map shows the Baja in its entirety with excellent detail for the period. The survey was conducted by J. Ross Browne, Company Engineer, in the years 1866 and 1867. His route is delineated on the map. The map names the towns of Todos Santos, La Paz, Loreto, Mulege, and many small villages like San Quentin and La Ensinada. Inland Mexico is blank.

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Condition: A

Issued folding, now flat, with a few minor spots.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $95

Closed on 2/6/2019

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