Auction 103, Lot 210

"Carte des Environs de la Ville de Mexico", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1754 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

6.4 x 7.9 inches
16.3 x 20.1 cm

Handsome and well-engraved sheet showing the lake and city with eight bridges extending from the shore. Good detail of area with many villages located. An aqueduct system is shown in the north feeding Lac de Zun Pango. This map has a compass rose, with fleur-de-lys, oriented with north towards the bottom of the map.


Condition: A

Lovely impression with nice color. Trimmed a little close on right side, to within 1/8 inch of neatline.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $75

Closed on 6/11/2003