Auction 119, Lot 437

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

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication:

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. A large decorative cartouche and compass roses complete the map.

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Condition: A

Nice impression. Issued folding, now flattened.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/9/2007

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