Auction 107, Lot 222

"Land Togten door Ferdinand Cortes Aan de Golf van Nieuw Spanje Ter Bemagtiging van Tlascale Mexico en Aangrenzende Landschappen gedaan", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1710 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.6 x 6 inches
21.8 x 15.2 cm

Finely engraved map of central Mexico. Guadalajara and Mexico City are both situated on large lakes. Title cartouche includes a scene of natives bringing treasures to Cortez. A compass rose decorates the Gulf of Mexico.

References:

Condition: B

Tear entering map 1" at bottom, closed with archival tape. Two faint spots.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/9/2004

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