Auction 178, Lot 208

"Carte du Mexique ou de la Nlle. Espagne Contenant Aussi le Nouveau Mexique, la Californie, avec une Partie des Pays Adjacents...", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Southern United States & Mexico

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.1 x 11.6 inches
40.9 x 29.5 cm

This attractive map covers the region from the Chesapeake Bay through California, Mexico, and Central America. It exhibits excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. Numerous Indian tribes are named. The tip of Florida is shown fragmented with numerous islands and waterways. A large decorative rococo-style cartouche adorns the map.

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Condition: A

A nice impression on watermarked paper with very minor soiling and a few tiny worm tracks in the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/10/2020

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