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De L'ISLE, Guillaume (1675-1726).
Carte du Mexique et de la Floride.
Paris, 1703 or later.
22 1/2” x 29 1/2” sheet.
Carl Wheat called the map a “towering landmark along the path of Western cartographic development. It is believed to have the best depiction of the Southwest to date, with early trails & Indian tribes. Cumming described the map as “profoundly influential” (Schwartz / Ehrenberg, 82).

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De L'Isle Carte du Mexique

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Jan 25, 2020
Starting Price $2,000
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