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Mexico
HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.,  Hispania Nova., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S. - Hispania Nova.
London, 1625, Uncoloured.. 141x187mm. In very good condition. Copper engraving with letter press.
The rare Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor atlas map. This was the standard map of the area for a generation. The map shows an area corresponding roughly to the modern Mexican states of Michoacan, Jalisco, Mayarit, and Guerrero, plus the Valley of Mexico. With descri... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 275)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  Aquapolque., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - Aquapolque.
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x190mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 215 mm. German text on verso.
Scarce print with a German text sheet. The Dutch had already captured many Spaniards and, in October 1615 when their fleet reached Acapulco, they exchanged them for provisions. Near the town (H), there was a church (G) and a castle (F), well equipped with soldiers.
Before anchoring in the harb...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Spilbergen's fleet lands near Manzanillo]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Spilbergen's fleet lands near Manzanillo].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 152x193mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 215 mm. German text on verso.
Scarce print with a German text sheet. A few miles north of Manzanillo is the natural harbour of Santiago,(St. Jago) where Spilbergen’s fleet, marked (A), anchored. A small Spanish ship (B), which was keeping watch, warned the soldiers ashore of an imminent invasion. They came out of the woods (D) t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Nova Hispania et Nova Galicia., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Nova Hispania et Nova Galicia.
Amsterdam, 1647, In original colours.. 348x484mm. In good condition, with usual paper age-toning. Some light browning along the center fold. Latin text on verso.
Based on Ortelius's map of 1579 which became the basis for many of the seventeenth century maps of the area. A lovely copy of this decorative map.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 250 - 350)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 155
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Mexican Temazcalli or vapor baths ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Mexican Temazcalli or vapor baths ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 145x240mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting a Mexican Temazcalli by Fumagalli. .
As a great preventive against disease the Mexicans used the bath frequently—especially the Temazcalli, or vapor-bath, a low, oven-like structure of brick, where steam was generated from the water poured upon heated stones. Plate N°81.
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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
RAGGIO, Antonio F.,  Republica Mejico, antique map, old maps RAGGIO, Antonio F. - Republica Mejico
Buenos Aires, 1939, In original colours.. 305x197mm. Pen and ink with gouache on heavy paper. Very good condition. Two finely executed manuscript cards.
Unique manuscript map of Mexico. Award winning manuscript card, prepared by Antonio Raggio for the 11th Congreso de la Union Postal Universal (World Postal Congress) Exposition Filatelica Internacional, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1939.

The award was given to Raggio by La Sociedad F...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Mexico cities
BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.,  Mexico regia et celebris Hispaniae Novae civitas., antique map, old maps BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Mexico regia et celebris Hispaniae Novae civitas.
Antwerp, 1572, In attractive strong original colours.. 269x471mm. In very good condition. Cut at neat line. Latin text on verso. Upper right corner underlaid. Cut from a larger sheet.
One of the earliest prints of Mexico City and taken from part one of the "Civitates", the only view in the entire work to depict cities of the New World.
The view of Tenochtitlán, the Aztec capital (site of the present Mexico City) that astonished the conquistadors when they first saw it, is b...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 500)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 235
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BERNARD, J.F.,  (Lot of 4 prints relating to Mexico.), antique map, old maps BERNARD, J.F. - (Lot of 4 prints relating to Mexico.)
Amsterdam, 1722, Uncoloured.. 130x168mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Professional repair of tear on the right side of the map, 3,5 cm into the engraved area. Else very good condition.
Lot of 4 prints illustrating the traditional rites and events concerning the native people of Mexico.
From the book "Nouvelle Relation, Contenant LES VOYAGES DE THOMAS GAGE dans la nouvelle Espagne [..] jusqu'à la Havane", published by Paul Marret....
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Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VALENTIJN, F.,  Haven van Aquapulco in ' Coninkryk van Nova Spagnien in de Zuyd Zee., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Haven van Aquapulco in ' Coninkryk van Nova Spagnien in de Zuyd Zee.
Amsterdam, 1726, Uncoloured.. 260x350mm. In very good to mint condition. With some vertical folds, as issued. Very good and dark impression.
A finely engraved plan of the harbor, fort and village of Acapulco drawn from a hilltop vantage point looking out to sea. Several galleons are pictured approaching or anchored in the harbor. After Johannes Vingboons.
François Valentijn (1666-1727), a missionary, worked at Amboina from 1684 to 1...
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Estimate
($ 550 - 650)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [ A Teocalli in Mexico - Aztec Temple ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ A Teocalli in Mexico - Aztec Temple ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 250x220mm. Right margin cut to the edge of the print. Else in very good condition.
Aquatint depicting a Aztec Temple engraved by Fumagalli.
From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'après les monuments de l'antiquité et accompagn...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Teocalli the Great Temple at Tenochtitlan, Mexico  ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Teocalli the Great Temple at Tenochtitlan, Mexico ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 160x225mm. Very good condition. This aquatint engraved plate was colour printed on fine move paper with additional hand-colouring.
Uncommon aquatint depicting the Teocalli, The Great Aztec Temple at Tenochtitlan, Mexico, engraved by Gerolamo Fumagalli. Plate N°71.
Cholula is most famous as the site of the Great Pyramid of Cholula, the largest man-made pyramid and monument by volume in the world.
From Giulio Ferrario's...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 230)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Panoramic view of Mexico City]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Panoramic view of Mexico City].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 150x220mm. Very good condition. This aquatint engraved plate was colour printed on fine move paper with additional hand-colouring.
Uncommon aquatint depicting a panoramic view of Mexico City engraved by Gerolamo Fumagalli. Plate N°86.
From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'a...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Zocalo or Main Square in Mexico City ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Zocalo or Main Square in Mexico City ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 190x310mm. Very good condition. This aquatint engraved plate was colour printed on fine move paper with additional hand-colouring.
Aquatint depicting the Zocalo or Main Square in Mexico City engraved by Tommaso Castellini. Plate N°87.
From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'a...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2