Auction 124, Lot 377

"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. Soundings fill the bay and the positions of sugar mills and plantations are graphically noted around the bay and along the rivers. A large decorative cartouche and compass roses complete the map.

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Condition: A

A strong sheet of laid paper with original color.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Unsold

Closed on 5/7/2008

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