Auction 137, Lot 461

"Plan de la Baie de Espirito Santo Situee a la Cote du Bresil", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1823 (dated)


Color: Black & White

23.7 x 18 inches
60.2 x 45.7 cm

This detailed navigational chart of the bay surrounding Vitoria, the capital of the state of Espirito Santo, Brazil, identifies soundings, rocks, and other navigational hazards. Drawn by Givry and Gressier and engraved by Ambroise Tardieu. Prix Deux Francs below neatline at right.


Condition: A

A minor surface abrasion just below center.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/14/2011