Auction 93, Lot 159

"Carte du Lac de Mexico, et de ses Environs Lors de la Conqueste des Espagnols…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
6.1 x 8.4 inches
15.5 x 21.3 cm

Copper engraved map showing Mexico City located in a large lake. A series of causeways link the main city and other islands in the "Lac d'Eau Salee" with the mainland. Decorative title cartouche and compass rose grace the crisp engraving.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/6/2000

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