"Hispaniae Novae Sive Magnae, Recens et Vera Descriptio", Bry, Theodore de
Period: 1595 (dated)
Publication: Grands Voyages, Part V
Color: Black & White
17.3 x 13 inches
43.9 x 33 cm
Boldly engraved map of the central and western coastal regions of Mexico, based on Ortelius. It is densely engraved with place names and shows the mining districts northwest of Mexico City. The map is elaborately decorated with engravings of Native Americans, bison, canoes, ships and two fabulous cartouches.
References: Map Collector #9, p.5.
Printed on the usual thin paper and issued folded. 1 1/2" repaired tear into lower cartouche. Bit of minor creasing.