Auction 109, Lot 282

"[Lot of 2] De Reede en Haven van Vera Cruz [with] Plan de la Rade et Ville de la Vera-Cruz…", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1760-65 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

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Pair of attractive copper engraved maps of Vera Cruz on the east coast of Mexico. Vera Cruz has a long and varied history beginning with Cortes' first landing in 1519. In 1599 it became a permanent settlement and quickly became an important port from which the Spanish shipped most of their gold and silver. De Reede en Haven van Vera Cruz (10.2 x 6.8"). Plan de la Rade et Ville de la Vera-Cruz (6 x 7.8").

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Condition: B

Second with some damp stains.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Unsold

Closed on 12/1/2004

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