Auction 134, Lot 370

"Il Brasile ed il Paese delle Amazzoni col Paraguai Delineati sulle Ultime Osservazioni", Cassini, Giovanni Maria

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1798 (dated)

Publication: Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.6 x 19 inches
34.5 x 48.3 cm

This is an uncommon Italian map of Brazil, Paraguay and Uraguay. It extends to include the vicinity of Buenos Aires. It provides a good amount of detail including extensive river systems. The large landscape style title cartouche features Native Americans tending a fire.

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Condition: B+

Original outline color with some light toning and damp stains.

Estimate: $600 - $750

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/1/2010

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