Auction 139, Lot 351

"Plan de la Ville et Cite de St. Francois de Quito…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Quito, Ecuador

Period: 1754 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.8 x 7.3 inches
32.5 x 18.5 cm

This lovely town plan of Quito, Ecuador identifies significant churches, parishes, monastic establishments, and government and municipal buildings with a lettered and numbered key at left. A cross on the map at left pinpoints El Panecillo, a hill of volcanic origin, and current site of the city's iconic Madonna of Quito monument.

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Condition: A

Folding, as issued with a bit of faint offsetting.

Estimate: $80 - $110

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/15/2012

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