"Plan de la Ville de St. Salvador Capitale du Bresil", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1752 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
11.8 x 7.5 inches
30 x 19.1 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.
Issued folding. Narrow (but adequate) margin from binder's trim.