Auction 130, Lot 385

"Carta Geografica del Bresil", Albrizzi, Girolamo

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1750 (circa)

Publication: Atlante Novissimo

Color: Hand Color

16.5 x 12.8 inches
41.9 x 32.5 cm

This is a handsome Italian map of Brazil based on the cartography of Delisle. There is very good detail along the coastlines and a fair amount of information on the interior with numerous notations and the lactations of Indian tribes. The map is adorned with a large pictorial title cartouche.


Condition: A

Fine impression on hand-laid, watermarked paper.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $550

Closed on 12/2/2009