Sale 503 Lot 39A
HOMANN, Johann Baptist (1664-1724)
Regni Mexicani Seu Novae Hispaniae Ludovicianai, N. Angliae, Carolinae, Virginiae, et Pensylvaniae. Nuremberg, ca 1730.
Hand-colored engraved map of Mexico, the Carribbean and the East Coast, image 476 x 572 mm (521 x 592 mm sheet). Decorative cartouche, gold mining scene in the Atlantic Ocean, naval battle scene in the Pacific Ocean. (A few tiny holes, light mostly marginal browning.) Homann's map, based on Delisle's Carte du Mexique et de la Floride of 1703, shows the Great Lakes and Nova Scotia through Central America, New Mexico through the East Coast, the Caribbean and Venezuela.
Estimate $ 800-1,200