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)


Color: Hand Color

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.


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