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Auction 118, Lot 500

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

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand Atlas

Color: Hand Color

16 x 13.5 inches
40.6 x 34.3 cm

An interesting chart of the bay at Salvador (Bahia) that includes an 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. A large decorative cartouche and compass roses complete the map.


Condition: A+

A superb example with original color.

Estimate: $300 - $350


Closed on 3/6/2007