"Sinus Omnium Sanctoru", Merian, Matthaus
Period: 1667 (circa)
Color: Black & White
14.6 x 11.5 inches
37.1 x 29.2 cm
Nice copper engraving of the Baia de Todos os Santos, in northeastern Brazil based on Blaeu. The map depicts a Dutch fleet entering the bay and locates several battle sites from the Dutch conquest of the bay. Large inset plan of Civitas S. Salvatoris. Titles in ribbons in both map and inset.
Tissue repair of some worm tracks along centerfold with a few lines of facsimile.