"Plan de la Ville de St. Salvador", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1754 (circa)
Publication: Prevost's L'Histoire Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
11.7 x 7.3 inches
29.7 x 18.5 cm
Handsome bird's-eye plan of the fortification of St. Salvador, the capital of colonial Brazil. Keys at sides list 48 important sites. Above the plan is a panoramic view of the city and fort on a hill overlooking the bay of All Saints.