Auction 115, Lot 321

"Nova Hispania Nova Galicia Guatimala", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Mexico and Central America

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.3 inches
35.6 x 28.7 cm

A nice 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.

References:

Condition: B

Repaired tears at bottom and top center and at top right. Backed with Japanese tissue.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $230

Closed on 6/21/2006

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