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Auction 182, Lot 367

"Carta Geografica del Messico o Sia della Nuovo Spagna", Albrizzi, Girolamo

Subject: Mexico & Central America

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo…

Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 12.9 inches
42.7 x 32.8 cm
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Beautifully engraved, Italian edition of Delisle's map of Mexico, extending south to Costa Rica. There is good detail of towns, political divisions, rivers, and topography. The map includes the western end of Cuba and the southern tip of Florida with several place names noted. The large pictorial title cartouche features a pair of Noblemen, slaves, and a shepherd.

References: Mickwitz & Miekkavaara #64-42.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet with a hint of offsetting.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $230

Closed on 4/28/2021