Auction 97, Lot 231

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

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1754 (published)


Color: Black & White

6 x 8.3 inches
15.2 x 21.1 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.


Condition: B

Couple of minor spots.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/5/2001