Auction 97, Lot 226

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

Subject: Southern United States and Mexico

Period: 1780 (circa)


Color: Black & White

12.6 x 8.4 inches
32 x 21.3 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 in 1685. 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".


Condition: B

Crisp impression with light offsetting that can be easily erased. Two folds, as issued.

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 12/5/2001