AUCTION 23

 
 

Detailed Map of Mexico when the Population was 200,000

 
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272. [MAP]. DEBRAY SUCS. Editores(publisher). Plano general de la Ciudad de México. 1884. [legend below title] [inset table at top left] Demarcacion de Manzanas... [above neat line at lower left] Lit. Debray Sucs. Editores. Mexico City, 1884. Lithograph map with original coloring (blocks in tan, railroads in red, wards outlined in various colors); neat line to neat line: 61 x 82 cm; overall sheet size: 62.2 x 83 cm; folded into contemporary quarter red cloth over red and black marbled pocket covers (16.3 x 11 cm). Map: Several fold tears including a long vertical tear (48 cm) at upper left, but with only minor loss. Pocket covers: Moderately worn.

     This often republished map is an extremely detailed look at Mexico City in 1884, the population of which was 200,000 according to printed statistics on the map.

($200-400)

Sold. Hammer: $200.00; Price Realized: $245.00.

Auction 23 Abstracts

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