Auction 95, Lot 97

"Le Nouveau Mexique. Avec la partie septentrionale de l'Ancien, ou de la Noevelle Espagne", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Southern United States and Mexico

Period: 1780 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.5 x 8.5 inches
31.8 x 21.6 cm

Nice map covering the region from Pensacola Bay west to California and Northern Mexico to below Guadalajara. 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: B

Some offsetting and light toning along centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/13/2001

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