Auction 92, Lot 198

"Le Nouveau Mexique, avec la Partie Septentrionale de l'Ancien, ou de la Nouvelle Espagne", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southwestern United States and Mexico

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.2 x 8 inches
31 x 20.3 cm

Attractive map covering the region from west Florida through California and Northern Mexico. In Texas there is a city named Texas and a notation concerning the death of the explorer La Salle. Excellent detail, particularly of the Jesuit missions in Mexico and the Southwest. In present day Arizona, the Gila River is named "Rio de los Apostolos".

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Condition: A+

Fine example with attractive recent color & on thick paper.

Estimate: $240 - $275

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/13/2000

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