Auction 109, Lot 324

"Plan de la Ville de St. Salvador", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1754 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's L'Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/1/2004

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