HISPANIAE NOVAE NOVA DESCRIPTIO.

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Henricus Hondius


Hispaniae Novae Nova Descriptio.

Handcolored copper plate engraving, 1606-30.
Image size 13 3/4 x 19" (34.7 x 48.3 cm) plus margins.
Very good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 3229
Price: $500.00
Publisher : Mercator-Hondius, Amsterdam.
A beautiful map of Mexico covering an area from just north of Mazatlan to Acapulco and from Tehuacan to the Sierra Madres. An ornate and highly decorative map, with fabulous title cartouche, sailing ship, and sea monster (whale). An example from a Latin text edition of the Gerard Mercator / Henry Hondius "Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes..." Maps

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