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Early edition of this miniature map of Mexico with Texas

LANGENES, Barent.

Mexicana.
Amsterdam, Cornelis Claez, 1599, Dutch text edition. 85 x 125mm, with letterpress surtitle and pagination.

Printer's crease affecting bottom left border.

A scarce map of Mexico, engraved by either Jodocus Hondius or Pieter van den Keere for the 1598 'Caert-Thresoor', with a text by an unknown author. This example comes from a an rare early variant of the second edition, with the pagination 'Ss2' bottom right.
By 1600 this map was being published in the 'Tabularum Geographicarum' with a text by Petrus Bertius, and in 1616 a new plate was engraved by Jodocus Hondius II, slightly larger and with wider borders with scales of longitude and latitude.

BURDEN: 114, first state; this pagination not in the list of editions.
Stock ID : 21260

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Stock Id :21260

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Early edition of this miniature map of Mexico with Texas

LANGENES, Barent.

Mexicana.
Amsterdam, Cornelis Claez, 1599, Dutch text edition. 85 x 125mm, with letterpress surtitle and pagination.

Printer's crease affecting bottom left border.

A scarce map of Mexico, engraved by either Jodocus Hondius or Pieter van den Keere for the 1598 'Caert-Thresoor', with a text by an unknown author. This example comes from a an rare early variant of the second edition, with the pagination 'Ss2' bottom right.
By 1600 this map was being published in the 'Tabularum Geographicarum' with a text by Petrus Bertius, and in 1616 a new plate was engraved by Jodocus Hondius II, slightly larger and with wider borders with scales of longitude and latitude.

BURDEN: 114, first state; this pagination not in the list of editions.
Stock ID : 21260

£1,000

£1,000

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