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Auction 135, Lot 407

"Carta Geografica del Bresil", Albrizzi, Girolamo

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1750 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

16.8 x 13 inches
42.7 x 33 cm
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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 locations of Indian tribes. The map is adorned with a large pictorial title cartouche.


Condition: B+

There are some minor extraneous creases in the map and a few spots in the blank margins.

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 2/16/2011