Auction 96, Lot 207

"Mexico, or New Spain; in which the Motions of Cortes may be traced", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: United States and Mexico

Period: 1819 (dated)

Publication: Robertson's History of America

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.2 x 7.5 inches
20.8 x 19.1 cm

This is a reduced version of Kitchin's map first published in 1777. It is interesting with good detail particularly in the region of present-day New Mexico and southern Arizona. From New Mexico to Louisiana is Great Space of Land Unknown. Texas is identified as New Kingdom of Leon. Inset of the environs of Mexico City.

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Condition: A

Minor abrasion in Pacific Ocean.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/12/2001

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