Auction 101, Lot 207

"Haven van Aquapulco in t Coninkryk van Nova Spagnien, in de Zuyd Zee", Valentyn, Francois

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1724 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14 x 10.5 inches
35.6 x 26.7 cm

A finely engraved plan of the harbor, fort and village of Acapulco drawn from a hilltop vantage point looking out to sea. Several galleons are pictured approaching or anchored in the harbor.


Condition: A

Sharp impression. Tiny fold separation just entering neatline at top, repaired with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/4/2002