Mexico City and Lake Area Jacques Nicolas Bellin 1750

Catalog Number 37346
 
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Date:

1750

Maker:

Pablo Alabern (i Moles) The Alabern Family

Short Title:

Mexico City and Lake and surrounding area

Full Title:

“Carte Du Lac De Mexico, et de ses Environs Lors de la Conqueste des Espagnols. Pour server a Histoire Generale des Voyages. Tome XIII. In 4°. N°. 9. Tome II. In 8°. Page 79.”

Source:

L’Abbe Antoine Francois Prevost’s “Histoire Generale Des Voyages ou Nouvelle Collection…1749.” (25 Volumes from 1746–1789), Paris. Maps by Jacques Nicolas Bellin, the elder (1703–1772).

Size of Map:

21 x 15.5 cm. approximately  (8.25 x 6 in.)

Description:

Presents the Mexico City, Lake of Mexico, and the surrounding area with names of major regions, cities, bodies of water and geographic relief in either French or indigenous language such as Nuatl. Oval cartouche with decorative border in lower centre includes French distance scale. Compass rose on lower left side No Prime Meridian is mentioned. Fine Condition with Fine plate markings.

References:

Tooley’s Dictionary of Mapmakers Revised Edition Vol. (A – D), p.116 and Vol. (K – P), p.460; Phillips/LeGear 5991, 35.

Price:
$250.00
SKU:
37346
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