Auction 89, Lot 129

"Mexico, Regia et Celeris Hispaniae Novae Civitas/Cusco, Rigni Peru in Novo Orbe Caput",

Subject: Mexico and South America

Period: 1572 (circa)

Publication: Civitatis Orbis Terrarum

Color: Black & White

Size:
18.5 x 10.5 inches
47 x 26.7 cm

The great capitals of the Aztec and Inca civilizations are depicted at the time of the Spanish conquest. These are the only New World cities depicted in the Civitatis Orbis Terrarum and are very early views of the cities. Fine, crisp impression and condition.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

Sold for: $850

Closed on 12/8/1999

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