Auction 93, Lot 156

"Hispaniae Novae Sive Magnae Vera Descriptio", Quad, Matthias von Kinckelbach

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1600 (circa)


Color: Black & White

11.5 x 8.2 inches
29.2 x 20.8 cm

Boldly engraved map of Mexico, based on Ortelius. It is densely engraved with place names, mining districts and notations. Two large cartouches contain Latin text describing the country and history. A smaller cartouche contains the title.


Condition: A

Light toning along fold and a worm track at paper edge, well away from the map.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 12/6/2000