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A New & ACCURATE MAP OF MEXICO or NEW SPAIN together with CALIFORNIA NEW MEXICO &c. Drawn from the best Modern Maps and Charts and Regulated by Astronl. Observns. By Eman: Bowen. 58.
London. 1747 - Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Size: 42.5 x 35.5 cm. (16½ x 14 inches) Fine condition; wide margins. Striking map of the Southwestern and Southeastern United States, Bay of California, Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, Cuba Bahamas and the Gulf Coast region, centered on Texas. Includes interesting annotations throughout the map, including a section on Kino's expedition to the mouth of the Colorado River, proving California to be peninsular. A number of settlements along the Rio Grande, as well as Fort Cenis on the Trinity and other settlement in Texas. The shape ascribed to Southern Florida is unique to this map. Inset of the Galapagos Islands accompanied by information on etymology of the name and history of the islands' first explorers.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
Last Found On: 2014-07-29           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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