Auction 137, Lot 462

"Carte Reduite de la Baie de Todos os Santos et de ses Atterages Situes a la Cote du Bresil", Depot de la Marine

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1823 (dated)


Color: Black & White

37 x 25.2 inches
94 x 64 cm

This large-scale coastal chart of Todos os Santos Bay "and its landings" shows meticulous detail of the coastline with numerous depth soundings. The box in the upper left corner gives navigational notes. The chart was drawn by Givry and Gressier, and engraved by Ambroise Tardieu. Prix Quatre Francs is noted below the neatline at right


Condition: A

A very faint stain along centerfold that does not distract.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/14/2011