Auction 97, Lot 512

"[Cortez in Baja, California]", Ogilby, John

Subject: Mexico

Period: 1671 (published)

Publication: America. Being the latest, and most Accurate Description of the New World…

Color: Hand Color

6.6 x 5 inches
16.8 x 12.7 cm

An interesting view showing Cortez and his army attacking natives with dogs. Engraved on a full sheet of English text (9.8 x 15.2") providing a fascinating account of the Spanish explorations in the Baja, including the event illustrated here. Accompanied by a photocopy of the title page.


Condition: B

Later color with some minor repairs in margins and text.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/5/2001