Catalog Archive
Auction 191, Lot 365

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

Subject: Acapulco, Mexico

Period: 1763 (circa)

Publication: Gazzettiere Americano

Color: Hand Color

6.4 x 8.6 inches
16.3 x 21.8 cm
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This attractive small plan of the walled fort, town, and bay of Acapulco includes numerous soundings in the bay. A lettered key locates fourteen features on plan. A fleur-de-lis 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 watermarked paper.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/8/2023