Jun 03, 2014 - Sale 2352

Sale 2352 - Lot 158

Price Realized: $ 4,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
(MEXICO.) García y Cubas, Antonio. Atlas Geográfico, Estadístico é Histórico de la República Mexicana. 27 (of 30) double-page map sheets and 2 plates, hand-colored in full or in outline, and surrounded by descriptive text, all mounted on tabs (lacking I, XVII, and XIX). Folio, 545x365 mm, modern 1/4 morocco; varyingly soiled, toned, and foxed, with edge faults and loss with repairs and reinstatement, two pages with pen marks. sold as is. Mexico: José Mariano Fernandez de Lara, 1858

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This atlas was published during a flourishing of Mexican lithography and includes a font of information about mid-19th century Mexico. According to Sabin only 300 copies were printed. Palau 98721; Phillips, Atlases, 2683; Phillips, Maps of America, page 412; Rumsey, 4116; Sabin, 26554.