Auction 128, Lot 411

"Yucatan Conventus Iuridici Hispaniae Novae Pars Occidentalis, et Guatimala Conventus Iuridicus", Blaeu, Johannes

Subject: Mexico and Central America

Period: 1670 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.5 x 16.5 inches
52.1 x 41.9 cm

This decorative map covers from Mexico City to Panama and extends to include part of Cuba. Cozumel is named, as is the island of Grand Cayman. L. de Nicaragua is presented on an east-west orientation. The map is ornamented with a lovely cartouche surrounded with cherubs and exotic fruit, and five ships sail the sea.

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Condition: A

Nice impression and original color. There is a professional repair on the lower centerfold with a minor extraneous crease.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,300

Sold for: $650

Closed on 5/20/2009

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