Catalog Archive
Auction 168, Lot 336

"Pianta del Porto d'Acapulco Sopra la Costa de Messico nel Mar del Sud",

Subject: Acapulco, Mexico

Period: 1763 (circa)

Publication: Gazzettiere Americano

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 8.6 inches
16.5 x 21.8 cm

Attractive small plan of the walled fort, town and bay of Acapulco with numerous soundings in the bay. A lettered key locates fourteen features on plan. Fleur-de-lys orients the map with north to the left, and the plan is surrounded in an engraved picture-frame style border. Engraved by Giuseppe Maria Terreni.


Condition: A+

A nice impression on a clean, bright sheet.

Estimate: $180 - $210


Closed on 6/6/2018