Auction 113, Lot 300

"Carte du Lac de Mexico, et de ses Environs Lors de la Conqueste des Espagnols…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

6.1 x 8.4 inches
15.5 x 21.3 cm

Handsome and well engraved copperplate map of Mexico City and lake with numerous bridges or walkways extending from the shore. Good detail of the surrounding area with many villages located around the lake. Handsome rococo-style title cartouche and compass rose.


Condition: A

Nice impression on sound hand laid paper with original margins. A couple tiny spots.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/7/2005