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Auction 146, Lot 344

"Le Bresil, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations...", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1729 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

11.8 x 8.9 inches
30 x 22.6 cm
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Finely engraved map of Brazil with particularly good detail along the coastline and in the capitanias. The interior includes notations on the various Indian inhabitants, mineral deposits and river systems. Decorated with a fine title cartouche representing the wealth of the region.


Condition: B+

A dark impression, although slightly uneven at bottom.

Estimate: $325 - $400


Closed on 9/4/2013