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Auction 188, Lot 261

"Carte des Isles Antilles et du Golfe du Mexique; avec la Majeure Partie de la Nouvelle Espagne", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Western Mexico

Period: 1780 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 25.8 inches
49.5 x 65.5 cm
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This is the western sheet only of a three-sheet map (stretching to the West Indies) that can stand alone with its own borders. This sheet includes the title and depicts the Pacific coast from Mazatlan north to Sonora, including Baja California and Cape S. Lucas, and the Gulf of Mexico from Vera Cruz to the Red River. Beautifully engraved with good inland detail and wind direction arrows in the ocean.


Condition: B+

On watermarked paper with a Maltese Cross encircled by rosary beads. There is light scattered foxing and a couple of small centerfold separations near the sheet edges that have been archivally repaired on verso.

Estimate: $400 - $475


Closed on 6/22/2022