Auction 155, Lot 386

"Afbeeldinghe van Pariba ende Forten", Leti, Gregorio

Subject: Paraiba, Brazil

Period: 1690 (published)

Publication: Teatro Belgico

Color: Hand Color

14.4 x 10.8 inches
36.6 x 27.4 cm

This bird's-eye map shows the region of Paraiba and Portuguese fortifications at the mouth of the River Paraiba. The scene of the Dutch attack on the region is illustrated with the Dutch fleet and the defending Portuguese armies.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.LETI-2a #49.

Condition: A

A dark, crisp impression on watermarked paper with attractive color and a few tiny paper flaws. Issued folding, now pressed with the margin extended at bottom and bottom right to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $200

Closed on 11/18/2015