Auction 113, Lot 344

"Grundriss der Stadt St. Salvador Haupt stadt in Brasilien", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.8 x 7.4 inches
30 x 18.8 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.

References:

Condition: B

Couple of faint spots of foxing. Short fold separations in blank margins, well away from image.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $85

Closed on 12/7/2005

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