Auction 125, Lot 402

"Carte du Bresil, Prem. Partie Depuis la Riviere des Amazones jusqu'a la Baye de Tous les Saints", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

12.8 x 9.5 inches
32.5 x 24.1 cm

This finely engraved map covers from the mouth of the Amazon to the Salvador. Only coastal detail is shown with regions divided into the Capitaineries or hereditary harbor offices. The interior region is noted as being unknown and the domain of the Tapuyas Indian nation. Decorated with a garland-draped title cartouche.


Condition: A

Issued folding.

Estimate: $160 - $200


Closed on 9/24/2008