WYLD, James Sr. (1790-1836). Mexico the British Possessions in North America and the United States … 1846.

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WYLD, James Sr. (1790-1836).

Mexico the British Possessions in North America and the United States … 1846.

Engraved case map; printed on two sheets, dissected into 36 sections and mounted on linen, edged in green silk, contemporary outline hand coloring.

London: 1846.

56 ⅞” x 53” sheet, 60” x 64” framed.

$28,000

 

 

A superbly detailed large scale English map of North America at the onset of the Mexican American war.  England’s position favored Mexico, in part because it was an ally but mostly because English mills needed Texan cotton to compete with American supplies.

 

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