Auction 129, Lot 416

"[Lot of 5] Carte du Bresil Prem Partie [and] Suite du Bresil [and] Suite de Bresil depuis la Baye de Tous les Saints jusqu a St. Paul [and] Carte de la Guyane [and] Plan de la Ville de St. Salvador", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Northern South America

Period: 1757 (published)

Publication: l' Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
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1) Carte du Bresil Prem Partie, (12.6 x 9.5") Folding as issued. A stain at left near Paraiba.
2) Suite du Bresil, (6.7 x 9.3") Binding trim tear (1") repaired on verso.
3) Suite de Bresil depuis la Baye de Tous les Saints jusqu a St. Paul, (6.5 x 9.3") Binding trim tear (1/2") repaired on verso.
4) Carte de la Guyane, (12.5 x 9.2") Folding as issued. Short binding trim tear repaired on verso and a tiny hole in blank area near top.
5) Vue de la Ville de St. Salvador du Cote de la Baye / Plan de la Ville de St. Salvador Capitale du Bresil, (11.8 x 7.5") This great plan of the fortified town includes a well rendered view of the bay from the sea across the top. At side are legends locating important features and buildings. Folding as issued. Two small ink smudges from printing process, otherwise near fine.

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Condition: B+

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Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/23/2009

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