Auction 110, Lot 247

"Hispaniae Novae Nova Descriptio", Mercator/Jansson

Subject: Mexico

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.


Condition: B

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

Estimate: $200 - $240


Closed on 3/2/2005