"Hispaniae Novae Nova Descriptio", Mercator/Jansson
Period: 1640 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Hand Color
7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm
Lovely smaller version of Jansson's map of western Mexico engraved by Petrus Kaerius. Mexico City is located on the banks of a large lake with numerous gold and silver mines throughout. Strapwork title cartouche. German text on verso.
Lightly toned with some show-through of text on verso. Damp stain in blank margin.