Jun 03, 2021 - Sale 2571

Sale 2571 - Lot 53

Price Realized: $ 1,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(MEXICO CITY.) Edward Mogg; after Diego García Conde. Plan General de la Ciudad de México, Levantado por el Teniente Coronel Don Diego Garcia Conde, en el Año de 1793, y Gravado en Miniatura en Londres por Edouard Mogg, el Año 1811. Engraved folding plan of Mexico City with extensive reference key. Dissected into 15 segments, 21x23 1/2 inches overall; original wash color; modern archival lining on verso, minor toning and offsetting; modern morocco-backed clamshell box. London, 1811

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Smaller-format second edition of Conde's influential 1807 plan of Mexico City; though here engraved on a reduced scale, Mogg succeeded at faithfully reproducing every bit of the thorough detail seen on the grand-scale original map.