Auction 110, Lot 247

"Hispaniae Novae Nova Descriptio", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: B

Lightly toned with some show-through of text on verso. Damp stain in blank margin.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Unsold

Closed on 3/2/2005

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