MEXICANA

£225

Attractive small map of Mexico and the whole coastline of the Gulf of Mexico. The map appears to be based in part on Cornelis de Jode's Americae Pars Borealis (1593). Mexico City is shown prominently, with a smoking volcano just to the south. A number of other cities are labeled in Mexico, while only rivers and capes are noted in the US. The Rio Grande River is identified as R. Escondido. Adorned with a strapwork title cartouche.

This map comes from the first french edition of Langene's Caert Thresor ..here the Atlas is titled 'Thresor de Chartes, contenant les Tableaux de Tous les Pays du Monde'. French text.

Very good hand colour

Excellent condition.

Ref: Burden #114; King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-82; Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #9510:341.

code : M3885

Cartographer : LANGENES Barent

Date : 1600 La Hague

Size : 9*12.5 cms

availability : Available

Price : £225

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