Auction 155, Lot 337

"Yucatan Conventus Iuridici Hispaniae Novae pars Occidentalis, et Guatimala Conventus Iuridicus", Blaeu/Covens & Mortier

Subject: Central America & Mexico

Period: 1706 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Nouveau

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20.7 x 16.5 inches
52.6 x 41.9 cm

This decorative map covers from Mexico City to Panama City and extends to include part of Cuba. Cozumel is named, as is the island of Grand Cayman. Lake 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.

References: Kapp (MCC-103) #35.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with original outline color and very light offsetting.

Estimate: $600 - $750

Unsold

Closed on 11/18/2015

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