Lot 145: Rare folding map of northwest Mexico 1864

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:39

Lot 145: Author: Fleury, E. de Title: Nuevo Mapa de los Estados de Sonora, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Durango, Y Territorio de la Baja California Place Published: [San Francisco] Publisher: [A. Gensoul] Date Published: [1864] Description: Lithographed map, hand-colored in outline. 66.5x82.5 cm (26 ?x32?"), folding into cloth covers with printed paper label, 16x10 cm (6 ?x4"). Detailed and attractively executed map of northwestern Mexico including Baja California and the border areas of the United States, with indication of the vast mineral resources. A few slight nicks at intersections of folds, else very good or better. Provenance: G. Cooper, 4/95. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $2000-3000
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