Auction 101, Lot 212

"Yucatan Conventus Iuridici Hispaniae Novae Pars Occidentalis, et Guatimala Conventus Iuridicus", Montanus/Ogilby

Subject: Mexico and Central America

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.3 x 11.3 inches
36.3 x 28.7 cm

Decorative map of Central America and the Yucatan peninsula based on Blaeu's map of the region. The map is richly adorned with a figural title cartouche and decorated with Neptune and his entourage, sailing ships and a sea battle.

References:

Condition: A

Crisp impression with wide margins. Small area of paper thinness along centerfold, reinforced with archival tape and only noticeable when held to a strong light.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/4/2002

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