Lot 105: 1st map showing Jedediah Smith's route

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2015-11-19 15:16:32


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Lot 105: Author: Bru?, Adrien Hubert Title: Nouvelle Carte du Mexique, Et D'une Partie des Provinces Unies De L'Amerique Centrale, Dedi?e ? l'Acadamie Royale des Sciences de l'Institute de France Place Published: Paris Publisher: Chez Ch. Picquet Date Published: 1834 Description: Engraved map, hand-colored in outline, with color code. Two large insets. 93x62.5 cm (36?x24?"). A handsome and well-engraved map, of great importance for providing the first cartographic representation of Jedediah Smith's journey to California and return in 1826. Faint darkening at centerfold, a few slight creases; nearly fine. Provenance: Altea (Massimo De Martini), London, 11/95. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $10000-15000
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