Auction 89, Lot 124

"Map of that portion of the Boundary between the United States and Mexico from the Pacific Coast to the junction of the Gila and Colorado Rivers …",

Subject: Southwestern United States and Mexico

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Doc. 55, 33rd Congress

Color: Black & White

Size:
49 x 21 inches
124.5 x 53.3 cm

This important map depicts the limits of the territory acquired in the treaty negotiated by James Gadsden in 1854. The explorations and survey were conducted under the direction of Andrew B. Gray. This large, historically significant, map is full of interesting detail, including numerous gold and silver mines. Includes an inset of the Port at San Diego. Ref: Wheat (TMW) #821. Issued as two joined sheets and folded. Now pressed and backed with Japanese tissue. Light toning on folds, else very good.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/8/1999

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