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Auction 179, Lot 320

"Carte de la Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale, Comprenant les Possessions Espagnoles", Brion de la Tour, Louis

Subject: United States & Mexico

Period: 1786 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Universelle

Color: Black & White

10.7 x 8.8 inches
27.2 x 22.4 cm
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This uncommon map depicts the Spanish possessions in North America. The map covers the region from Florida to the west coast, with the western part of the present-day United States left completely blank and labeled Nouvelle Albion Suivant Drake and Quivira. There is good detail of the river systems and Indian tribes, particularly in the Southwest and the Mississippi River valley.


Condition: A

Issued folding on a clean sheet that has been flattened and backed with tissue. There is a narrow, but adequate, left side margin.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/16/2020