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Auction 95, Lot 182

"Descripcion del Destricto de la Audiencia de la Nueva Galicia", Herrera y Tordesillas, Antonio de

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1601 (circa)


Color: Black & White

11 x 7.8 inches
27.9 x 19.8 cm
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Antonio de Herrera Y Tordelisllas was the official historian of Spain and the Indies. He compiled a history of the Spanish conquests and early explorations in the Americas, which included this simply engraved map of the western coast of Mexico. The map focuses on Guadalajara and Culiacan.


Condition: A

Rust spot in margin, well away from the map.

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/13/2001