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Auction 101, Lot 250

"South America - Est Coast Sheet IV. Brazil Maranham to Pernambuco", British Admiralty

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1873 (dated)


Color: Black & White

38 x 24.2 inches
96.5 x 61.5 cm
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Large and very detailed chart of the coastline between Olinda, Natal and around to San Marcos Bay and Sao Lois. Six insets include Sketch of Rio Grande do Norte, Aracati or Jaguarvbe River, Paranahyba River, Tutoia Anchorage, Entrance to the Parahiba River, and Maranham Bay. Originally surveyed by Vital de Oliveira of the Brazilian Imperial Navy in 1857-59. Revised to Oct. 1873.


Condition: A

Good impression on thick paper. A few spots not detracting from image.

Estimate: $70 - $100


Closed on 12/4/2002