Auction 114, Lot 334

"Kaart van de Aller-Heiligen Baay waar aan de Hoosdstad legt van Brazil", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1769 (published)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.7 x 13.5 inches
39.9 x 34.3 cm

An interesting chart of the bay at Salvador (Bahia) with inset plan of the fortified city of San Salvador. The bay is filled with soundings and the positions of sugar mills and plantations are noted around the bay and along the rivers. Large decorative cartouche and compass roses complete the map.

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Condition: A

Wide original margins and color. Some faint oxidation, still nearly fine.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 3/1/2006

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