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Auction 182, Lot 371

"Carte du Mexique pour l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin/Van Schley

Subject: Central Mexico

Period: 1754 (dated)

Publication: Historische Beschryving der Reizen... en Land-Togten...

Color: Black & White

11.4 x 8.3 inches
29 x 21.1 cm
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An attractive map of central Mexico that reaches from Durango in the north to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the south. Mexico City is located on the shores of a large lake. A decorative title cartouche graces the map. This map was published in a Dutch edition of Antoine Francois Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, L'Histoire Generale des Voyages with alternate Dutch title below the map.


Condition: A+

A crisp impression on a bright sheet of watermarked paper.

Estimate: $55 - $75

Sold for: $40

Closed on 4/28/2021