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A LATE MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR ERA MAP, "Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Mejico, Revised Edition," JOHN DISTURNELL, NEW YORK,1848-1850,

hand colored copper plate engraving on paper, the Gulf of Mexico with four inset maps, "Map Showing the Battlegrounds of (Palo Alto) the 8th and 9th, May 1846, by J.H. Eaton," "Plan of Monterrey and its Environs," "Chart of the Bay of Veracruz," and "Tampico and its Environs," at far right, "Diagram of the Battleground (of Buena Vista) February 22nd and 23rd 1847," in the lower left, "Table de Distancias.," "Tabla Estadistica.," and "Carta de los Caminos & Desde Vera Cruz Y Alvarado a Méjico," accompanied by two profiles of the routes "...between Mexico and Veracruz," and "...between Mexico and Acapulco," the upper right with engraving of Mexican eagle with snake in its beak, perched on cactus with names of Mexican states lettered on pads, above a bow and arrow; the hand coloring ordered as follows: Green-Spanish Boundary 1786, Blue-Boundary Proposed by Mexican Commissioners, Yellow-Boundary Claimed by the United States," with quotation, "Prior to the Revolution Texas and Coahuila were united to form one of the Federal States of the Mexican Republic," Red- Route of Gen. Taylor in south Texas and north Mexico, and Gen. Kearny's Route in the north tracking his "March of the 1st Dragoons" from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Pink-Boundary Proposed by Mr. Trist U.S. Commissioner, presented with a gilt embossed green cloth cover board, "Map of the Republic of Mexico, Published by J. Disturnell, New York." 30" x 42"

Condition:

Some stains, losses, creases, joined neat line, tears at edges, float mounted with repairs and indrawing, waving, 

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000
Price Realized
$15,000
09/20/2020

 

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