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70/5868 Central America Téatre de la Guerre en Amerique telle qu'elle est à présent possedée par les Espagnols Anglois Francois et Hollandois &c
70/5868 [Central America]. "Téatre de la Guerre en Amerique, telle qu'elle est à présent possedée par les Espagnols, Anglois, Francois et Hollandois &c." Contemp. handcol. engr. map on two leaves, w. inset map of St Jean du Luz and with two cartouches: a fine cartouche by J. LUIKEN in lower left corner showing a warring fleet at sea and the mining and pilfering of the Spanish riches on land and the title cartouche with the alternative title under which this map is known ("Archipelague du Mexique"), engr. title in top margin above image, 60x101 cm., Amst., P. Mortier, n.d. (±1705).

- Overall irregular browning due to mounting w. glue. Laid down on old board.

= Rare map recording the War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1714), in which Holland, Britain and the German Empire opposed Spain and France. Of the two(?) versions of this map (one by P. Mortier and one by J. Covens & P. Mortier), this is the one by Pierre Mortier. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXII.

€ (600-800) 600