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Auction 128, Lot 471

"Afbeeldinghe van Pariba ende Forten", Merian, Matthaus

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication: Theatri Europaei

Color: Hand Color

14.2 x 10.6 inches
36.1 x 26.9 cm
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This bird's-eye map shows the region of Paraiba and Portuguese fortifications at the mouth of the River Paraiba. The scene of the Dutch attack on the region is illustrated with the Dutch fleet and the defending Portuguese armies. Published by Abraham Elsevier.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $550

Closed on 5/20/2009