Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 395

Price Realized: $ 10,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(MEXICO--1782.) Mayorga, Martín de. Ordenanza de la division de la nobilisima ciudad de Mexico en quarteles, creacion de los alcaldes de ellos, y reglas de su govierno, bound with 20 other ordinances, one manuscript, and a manuscript table of contents, most dated 1789-92. Hand-colored folding map of Mexico City. [2], 41, [1] pages. Folio, stitched, with partially detached plain contemporary wrappers; minor dampstaining, table of contents and first additional ordinance are worn and detached, map cropped with loss of neatlines, with a short closed tear just entering image. In a custom cloth folding case. México: Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1782

Additional Details

first edition. The map was done by Manuel Villavicencio, and is titled "La nobilisima Ciudad de Mexico dividida en quarteles." The colorist has initialed the map in red on verso. A key is provided on the facing page. Medina, México 7346; Palau 203062; Sabin 47199.
Bound with the ordinance are 21 other Mexican ordinances, many issued by the Viceroy, Conde de Revillagigédo, and many of them also relating to the administration of México City. A complete list is available upon request.