Auction 151, Lot 409

"[Lot of 2] Suite du Bresil Depuis la Baye de Tous les Saints Jusqu'a St. Paul [and] Suite du Bresil pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1757 (circa)

Publication: L'Histoire Generale des Voyages...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.8 x 9.3 inches
17.3 x 23.6 cm

This pair of copper engraved maps covers the coastline of Brazil and shows the Capitaineries or hereditary harbor offices. The first map covers from Salvador to Santos, and the second continues to Maldonado in Uruguay. There is good interior detail of rivers and mountains. Size varies slightly.

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Condition: B+

Minor toning and soiling. The top margins have been extended with old paper to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/19/2014

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