Auction 105, Lot 241

"Nova Hispania Nova Galicia Guatimala", Montanus/Ogilby

Subject: Mexico and Central America

Period: 1671 (published)

Publication: America

Color: Black & White

Size:
14 x 11.4 inches
35.6 x 29 cm

A fine map based on the cartography of Hessel Gerritsz. The map includes Mexico through Costa Rica with nice detail. Also includes the U.S. Gulf coast, southwest Florida and a bit of Cuba with less detail. Large pictorial cartouche depicting Native Americans loading goods for a European trader.

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Condition: B

Fine impression and wide margins. Couple of very faint areas of toning. Tissue repairs on centerfold and a tear just entering top neatline and a couple of short marginal tears.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/3/2003

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