Auction 95, Lot 443

"Disturnell's Treaty Map - The Map that was Part of the Guadelupe Hidalgo Treaty on Southwestern Boundaries, 1848", Rittenhouse, Jack

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1965 (published)

Publication: Stagecoach Press

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.3 x 9.3 inches
16 x 23.6 cm

Twenty page monograph with a fold-out facsimile of Distrurnell's famous map titled "Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Mejico. . ." (33 x 23.7") attached to front cover. Finely produced on a hand-operated press. Hard cover in navy buckram with gilt title on spine. Mistakes on this map used at the end of the Mexican War were the source of the boundary dispute that finally resulted in redrawing the border with Mexico.

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Condition: A+

This copy in excellent condition with little shelf wear.

Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/13/2001

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