Auction 112, Lot 344

"Le Bresil, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations…", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.8 x 8.8 inches
30 x 22.4 cm

Finely engraved map of Brazil with particularly good detail along the coastline and in the capitanias. The interior includes notations on the various Indian inhabitants, mineral deposits and river systems. Decorated with a fine title cartouche representing the wealth of the region.

References:

Condition: B

Nice impression with slight offsetting and a couple of faint damp stains.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $240

Closed on 9/28/2005

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