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Auction 186, Lot 348


"La Paz (Lower California) and Its Environs, Showing the Positions Occupied by the U.S. Troops and the Mexicans, During the Attacks in November & December, 1847", U.S. Government

Subject: La Paz, Mexico

Period: 1848 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 16.5 inches
52.1 x 41.9 cm
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This Mexican-American War map depicts the positions occupied by the U.S. Troops and the Mexicans during the attacks in November and December 1847. Roads, topography, and a bird's-eye plan of the town are illustrated. An extensive numbered key identifies numerous locations on the map. Copied by Lieutenant W.H. Warner from a survey by H. Ehrenberg, and lithographed by P.S. Duval in Philadelphia.


Condition: B+

Issued folding, now pressed, with a few spots of foxing, minor staining, and minor extraneous creasing.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $31

Closed on 2/9/2022