[Evia, Jose Antonio de. 1740-c.1798.] Carta Esferica que comprehende las costas del seno Mexicano. Madrid: Diposito Hidrografico de Marina, 1799.

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Lot 154
[Evia, Jose Antonio de. 1740-c.1798.]
Carta Esferica que comprehende las costas del seno Mexicano. Madrid: Diposito Hidrografico de Marina, 1799.

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[Evia, Jose Antonio de. 1740-c.1798.]
Carta Esferica que comprehende las costas del seno Mexicano. Madrid: Diposito Hidrografico de Marina, 1799.
Double-page engraved Spanish chart of the Gulf of Mexico on two sheets joined, hand-colored in outline, 600 x 930 mm. Chart extending around the Gulf of Mexico from the Yucatan via Texas to the Florida peninsula, and taking in much of Cuba. Some light damage to margins, close mounted, framed and glazed.
WITH: French depot de la Marine map, re-engraved from the Spanish survey, Paris: 1800. 610 x 910 mm. Both matted and framed.

An important map, the first large scale printed chart of the Texas coast and parts of the Gulf of Mexico, surveyed in 1785-86 by Captain Evia, under the orders of Bernardo de Galvez, and published by the Hydrographic Office of Spain. Evia named Galveston Bay after his commander.

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  • The map by Evia has a later issue date of 1805.
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[Evia, Jose Antonio de. 1740-c.1798.] Carta Esferica que comprehende las costas del seno Mexicano. Madrid: Diposito Hidrografico de Marina, 1799.
[Evia, Jose Antonio de. 1740-c.1798.] Carta Esferica que comprehende las costas del seno Mexicano. Madrid: Diposito Hidrografico de Marina, 1799.
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