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Auction 179, Lot 351

"Carte du Lac de Mexico, et de ses Environs Lors de la Conqueste des Espagnols. Pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mexico City, Mexico

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

6.1 x 8.4 inches
15.5 x 21.3 cm
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Map showing Mexico City as it was when discovered by the Spaniards. The city is located in a large lake with a series of causeways linking the main city and other islands in the Lac d'Eau Salee with the mainland. Tacuba, Capistlan, Xicolopa, and Curtaleco are located in the surrounding countryside.


Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright sheet with light toning along the edges.

Estimate: $70 - $85

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/16/2020