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Description, Situations et Vue de la Ville de Mexique, des deux lacs sur lesquels elle est batie, du grand temple de cette ville, des sacrifices d'Hommes qu'on y faisoit, de l'Idole des Mexicains, de leurs Jeux Divertis.

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In the upper part of this fascinating sheet from Volume Six of Chatelain's Atlas Historique, maps of central Mexico and of the "Lake of Mexico" flank a view of the "Great Temple of Mexico." Below, surrounded by descriptive text, are three scenes of pre- and post-conquest Mexico, all derived from de Bry: a native dance, the idol "Viztzili puztli," and a bird's-eye view of Mexico City.
Item Number: G464
Cartographer: Chatelain
Place & Date: Amsterdam / 1719
Size: 17" x 14 5/8"
Condition: b&w; overall age toning; browning along centerfold, heavier in the top and bottom margins; repaired centerfold splits
Price: SOLD