Auction 126, Lot 424

"[Lot of 3] Carte du Bresil Prem. Partie Depuis la Riviere des Amazones… [with] Suite du Bresil [and] Suite du Bresil, Depuis la Baie de Tous les Saints…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Histoire Philosophique et Politique…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.6 x 9.3 inches
32 x 23.6 cm

Lot of three copper engraved maps covering the coastline of Brazil and showing the Capitaineries or hereditary harbor offices. The first, double-page map covers from the mouth of the Amazon to Salvador. The second covers from Salvador to Santos, and the third continues to Maldonado in Uruguay. The second and third maps have more interior detail.

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Condition: A

Lovely original color with some faint damp stains in bottom margins.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/3/2008

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