Auction 124, Lot 322

"Kaart van het Zuidelyk Gedeelte van Oud Mexiko of Nieuw Spanje", Bonne/Bachiene

Subject: Mexico and Central America

Period: 1790 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

This finely engraved map covers the region from Panama to well north of Guadalajara. It shows just the tip of the Baja and Kaap S. Lucas. There is good detail throughout with many place names (Merida, Acapulco, Cozumel, etc.), rivers and mountain ranges noted. The map is adorned with a large title cartouche that is unique to the Bachiene edition.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/7/2008

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