Catalog Archive
Auction 92, Lot 194

"Amer. Sep. Partie du Mexique. No. 60", Vandermaelen, Philippe Marie Guillaume

Subject: Texas

Period: 1825-27 (published)

Publication: Atlas Universel

Color: Hand Color

19.8 x 18 inches
50.3 x 45.7 cm

Uncommon map from the first lithographic atlas. It was also the first atlas to present all the maps on the same scale (1: 1,641,836). There was only one edition, published in 1825-27, and the subscription list shows that 810 copies were sold. This map is confined to the Gulf coast and in addition to Texas, shows a bit of Louisiana and Mexico. Loredo, San Antonio, and Galveston are named. Large inset of French text.

References: Phillips' (A) #749, Imago Mundi, Vol. 24.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/13/2000