Catalog Archive
Auction 91, Lot 179

"Land Togten door Ferdinand Cortes Aan de Golf van Nieuw Spanje Ter Bemagtiging van Tlascale Mexico en Aangrenzende Landschappen gedaan",

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1714 (circa)


Color: Black & White

9 x 6 inches
22.9 x 15.2 cm

Finely engraved map of central Mexico. Guadalajara and Mexico City are both situated on large lakes. Title cartouche includes and scene of natives bring treasures to Cortez. A compass rose decorates the Gulf of Mexico.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $750

Closed on 6/14/2000