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  • Map: Description, Situations et Vue de la Ville de Mexique, des deux lacs sur lesquels elle est batie, du grand temple de cette ville, des sacrifices d'Hommes qu'on y faisoit, de l'Idole des Mexicains, de leurs Jeux Divertis
  • Cartographer: Chatelain
  • Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1719
  • Size: 17" x 14 5/8"
  • Condition: b&w; overall age toning; browning along centerfold, heavier in the top and bottom margins; repaired centerfold splits

    In the upper part of this fascinating sheet from Volume Six of Chatelain's Atlas Historique, maps of central Mexico and of the "Lake of Mexico" flank a view of the "Great Temple of Mexico." Below, surrounded by descriptive text, are three scenes of pre- and post-conquest Mexico, all derived from de Bry: a native dance, the idol "Viztzili puztli," and a bird's-eye view of Mexico City.

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  • Canada/Mexico: Flat-rate of $35.00 to anywhere within Canada or Mexico
  • International: Flat-rate of $45.00 to anywhere in the world
  • Location: This item ships from New York

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  • Condition

    b&w; overall age toning; browning along centerfold, heavier in the top and bottom margins; repaired centerfold splits?

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

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    • 10%

    Chatelain: Antique Maps/Views Mexico City & Environs

    Estimate $60 - $70Dec 20, 2017
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
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