Auction 88, Lot 130

"Map Showing the Line of March of the Centre Divisions, Army of Mexico, under the Command of Brigr. Genl. John E. Wool, from San Antonio de Bexar, Texas to Saltillo, Mexico", U.S. Government

Subject: Texas and Mexico

Period: 1846 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Doc. 32, 1st Ses. 31st Congress

Color: Black & White

Size:
18 x 19 inches
45.7 x 48.3 cm

A very early map of the region providing detailed knowledge of an area virtually unknown prior to the Mexican War. The map provided an important component in the geographical knowledge of the new state. Ref: Reinhartz & Colley "The Mapping of the American Southwest", p 39. Trimmed into neatline at binding side, with a bit of foxing.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 10/2/1999

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