Auction 95, Lot 186

"Mexique ou Nouvelle Espagne, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Mess.rs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc.", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Mexico and Central America

Period: 1715 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.7 x 9 inches
29.7 x 22.9 cm

Finely engraved map covering nearly all of Mexico and Central America to northern Costa Rica. Great detail throughout. Very decorative pictorial cartouche depicting a conquistador subjugating two natives and Neptune riding his chariot along the coastline.

References:

Condition: B

Very light damp stain just entering borders, else very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/13/2001

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