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Auction 118, Lot 437

"Nova Hispania Nova Galicia Guatimala", Montanus/Ogilby

Subject: Mexico and Central America

Period: 1671 (published)

Publication: America…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.8 x 11.3 inches
35.1 x 28.7 cm

A fine 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: A

Nice impression and wide original margins. Some short tears and light foxing in blank margins, well away from map. Couple of minor creases in map.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $475

Closed on 3/6/2007

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