Auction 114, Lot 301

"Nova Hispania Nova Galicia Guatimala", Montanus/Ogilby

Subject: Mexico and Central America

Period: 1671 (published)

Publication: America

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.3 inches
35.6 x 28.7 cm

A fine decorative map based on the cartography of Hessel Gerritsz. The map includes Mexico through Costa Rica with nice detail. Also includes the U.S. Gulf coast, southwest Florida and a bit of Cuba with less detail. Large pictorial cartouche depicting Native Americans loading goods for a European trader.

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Condition: B

Good impression and wide margins. Toned with minor foxing and faded color. Small damp stain and two tears with cello tape repairs in blank margins, not affecting map.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 3/1/2006

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