Auction 142, Lot 305

"Carte du Mexique pour l'Histoire des Establissemens Europeens", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.5 x 8 inches
29.2 x 20.3 cm

An attractive map of central Mexico reaching from Durango in the north as far south as the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. Mexico City is located on the shores of a large lake. Lovely title cartouche at the lower left. The Dutch title, Kaart van het Mexico, is included along the bottom.

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Condition: A

A fine impression with original color. A hint of toning along the centerfold, and one unobtrusive, small spot in map image.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $85

Closed on 11/28/2012

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