Auction 130, Lot 386

"[Lot of 2] Carte de la Partie Septentrionale du Bresil [together with] Carte de la Partie Meridionale du Bresil, avec les Possessions Espangnoles Voisines qui en sont a l'Ouest", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1775 (circa)

Publication: Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.5 x 8.3 inches
31.8 x 21.1 cm

Nice matched pair of maps detailing most of Brazil. Carte de la Partie Septentrionale du Bresil covers northern Brazil, from Cayenne to just past Salvador. Carte de la Partie Meridionale du Bresil... continues from Porto Seguro to the mouth of the La Plata River. The direction of trade winds are shown in the Atlantic. The interior is sparsely detailed except for Indian tribes and the locations of Jesuit missions.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/2/2009

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