Auction 116, Lot 396

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

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Hedendaagsche Historie of Tegenwoordige Staat van Amerika…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.8 x 13.5 inches
40.1 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+

Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/20/2006

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