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Auction 107, Lot 226

"De Reede en Haven van Vera Cruz", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1766 (published)


Color: Hand Color

10.2 x 6.8 inches
25.9 x 17.3 cm
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An attractive copper engraved map of the east coast of Mexico between Vera Cruz and Punta Anton Lizardo. This is the vicinity of the site of the future battle in the war with Mexico that opened the way for the assault on Mexico City. Shows the city's fortifications and the location of the formidable castle St. Juan de Ulua.


Condition: B

On thick paper with watermark. Light coloring. Fairly close margins, as issued. One light spot, else very good.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/9/2004