Auction 112, Lot 345

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

Subject: Brazil

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.


Condition: A

Issued folding. Narrow (but adequate) margin from binder's trim.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/28/2005