Mexico Republic of Texas United States Apache Navajo 1842 Lapie large folio mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Carte des Etats-Unis du Mexique.
(North America, United States, Republic of Texas, Mexico, New California, Guatemala, Apaches, Navajo).
Issued 1842, Paris by Lapie.
Finely engraved large oversize mid-19th century map with original outline hand color. French text.
Texas is shown with an independent Republic outline shape.
Interesting transitional map capturing the country from coast to coast during a brief historical moment which quickly passes cartographically.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina with a uniform gentle age toning, blank margins with age spotting, faint minor spotting within map area, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Pleasing map suitable for display.
Original center fold as issued.
Sheet measures c. 20" H x 27" W.
Engraved area measures c. 15 1/2" H x 21 3/4" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 2.