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Old antique map of New Spain (West Mexico), by Willem & Joan Blaeu.

Item number:26738
Category:Antique maps > america > north america
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Nova Hispania et Nova Galicia. - Willem & Joan Blaeu, 1643-50.


Old, antique map of New Spain (Western Mexico), by Willem & Joan Blaeu.

Date of the first edition: 1634
Date of this map: 1643-50

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size (not including margins): 38.5 x 51cm (15 x 19.9 inches)
Verso text: French
Condition: Original coloured, lower centrefold reinforced (outside the image).
Condition Rating: A
References: Van der Krogt 2, 9510:2.

From: Théâtre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas. J. Blaeu, 1643-50. (Van der Krogt 2, 212)

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

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