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Auction 172, Lot 281

"Carte du Mexique, et de la Nouvelle Espagne, Contenant la Partie Australe de l'Amerique Septentle.", D'Anville/Santini

Subject: Southern United States, Mexico & Central America

Period: 1779 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Universel...

Color: Black & White

22.5 x 17.6 inches
57.2 x 44.7 cm
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A lovely map of Central America, Mexico, the Gulf Coast, Florida, and a portion of Cuba from the cartography of D'Anville. The southern tip of Florida is shown as an archipelago of large islands. Tecas is named on the coast of present-day Texas, and sailing routes are shown along the coasts. The verdant cartouche shows a waterfall and a crocodile, natives, trees, and exotic birds.

References: Phillips (Atlases) #647-49.

Condition: A

An excellent impression on paper with the watermark of "Imperial VC" and professional repairs to a few tiny worm tracks in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $300 - $375


Closed on 4/17/2019