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Auction 182, Lot 346


"Mexico & Guatimala", Dower, John

Subject: United States, Mexico & Central America

Period: 1835 (circa)

Publication: General Atlas of the World

Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 8.1 inches
25.9 x 20.6 cm
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A nicely detailed map that shows an early Texas as part of the state of San Luis Potosi in Mexico, with San Antonio named. California and the Southwest are also part of Mexico. A number of non-existent rivers appear in the west, including the Buenaventura, S. Felipe, and Los Mongos. L. Youtaw probably L. Timpanogos is likely the Great Salt Lake. New Mexico is wedged between unnamed Mexican regions. The map includes all of Upper or New California naming San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, San Diego, as well as other missions and settlements. The Baja Peninsula is labeled Lower or Old California. Locates many Indian tribes, forts, and early settlements.


Condition: A

On a clean sheet with a couple printer's creases at bottom.

Estimate: $140 - $170


Closed on 4/28/2021