Auction 167, Lot 202

"Anahuac, or the Empire of Mexico, the Kingdoms of Acolhuacan & Michuacan &c as They Were in the Year 1521",

Subject: Southern Mexico

Period: 1824 (circa)

Publication: A General Collection Of Maps, Charts, Views, &c.

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.4 x 11.3 inches
39.1 x 28.7 cm

This map gives a detailed view of southern Mexico in the 16th century from just south of Tampico, omitting the Yucatan Peninsula. Cities, rivers and mountains fill the map. A dramatic title cartouche features an eagle with a snake in its beak, sitting atop a cactus. Engraved by A. Lawson.

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Condition: B+

A crisp impression, issued folding and now flattened with archival repairs to several short fold separations. There is light soiling and one tiny hole near the center of the image.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 3/28/2018

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