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Auction 174, Lot 268

"Mexico und Centro-America", Stieler, Adolph

Subject: Southern United States & Mexico

Period: 1828 (dated)

Publication: Stielers Hand-Atlas

Color: Hand Color

14.5 x 11.6 inches
36.8 x 29.5 cm
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Handsome and finely engraved map that includes portions of central, southern and western America. Texas is shown as a small state with its northern boundary ending well south of the Red River. Neu Mexico is a narrow strip of land that follows the Rio Grande del Norte to just north of Taos, naming Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Neu Californien is well detailed and shows numerous coastal cities and missions including S. Diego, S. Juan [Capistrano], San Carlos del Monterey, and San Francisco. An inset of Mexico City and its lakes is at lower left. Tables list the states of each region. Drawn by Von Stulpnagel.


Condition: A

Contemporary outline color on a bright sheet with marginal soiling and a faint damp stain at top right.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/11/2019