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Old antique map of New Spain (West Mexico) by W. & J. Blaeu.

Item number:26000
Category:Antique maps > america > north america
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Nova Hispania et Nova Galicia. - W. & J. Blaeu, 1664.

Old map of New Spain (Mexico) by W. & J. Blaeu.

The arms of King Philip IV of Spain appear on the title cartouche. Also on the cartouche are two armadillos, animals that often appear in allegorical representations as typical American animals.

Date of the first edition: 1634
Date of this map: 1664-65

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 38.5 x 50cm (14.9 x 19.5 inches)
Verso text: Dutch
Condition: Original coloured, excellent.
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt 2, 9510:2.

From: J. Blaeus Grooten Atlas, oft Werelt- Beschryving, in welcke 't Aerdryck, de Zee, en Hemel, wort vertoont en beschreven. Amsterdam, J. Blaeu, 1664-65. (Van der Krogt 2, 621)

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