"[Lot of 2] Mexico [and] Carte des Environs de la Ville de Mexico",
Period: 1616-1754 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
Pair of small plans of Mexico City. First is a very early miniature plan from Petrus Bertius' Geographie Racourcie, published in 1616 (5 x 3.5"). Second is Nicolas Bellin's plan of the city and its surroundings, circa 1754 (6.3 x 8"). The city is shown with eight bridges extending from the shore. An aqueduct system is shown in the north feeding Lac de Zun Pango.
First map, light even toning, remargined at top with manuscript title.