Auction 123, Lot 365

"Nova Hispania Nova Galicia Guatimala", Montanus/Ogilby

Subject: Central America

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication: America…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14 x 11.5 inches
35.6 x 29.2 cm

This well-engraved map, based on the cartography of Hessel Gerritsz, includes Mexico through Costa Rica with nice detail. It also includes the U.S. Gulf coast, southwest Florida and a bit of Cuba with less detail. The large pictorial cartouche depicts Native Americans loading goods for a European trader.

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Condition: B+

An attractive map with a faint stain off the coast of Central America and some repairs on the centerfold.

Estimate: $450 - $500

Sold for: $325

Closed on 2/20/2008

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