Auction 169, Lot 325

"Haven van Aquapulco in t Coninkryk van Nova Spagnien, in de Zuyd Zee", Valentyn, Francois

Subject: Acapulco, Mexico

Period: 1726 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

14 x 10.5 inches
35.6 x 26.7 cm

A finely engraved plan of the harbor, fort and village of Acapulco drawn from a hilltop vantage point looking out to sea. Several galleons are pictured approaching or anchored in the harbor. A lettered key identifies several points of interest.


Condition: A

A nice impression with a fleur-de-lis watermark, three small worm holes that have been professionally infilled, and scattered foxing confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/12/2018