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Auction 157, Lot 414

"Carta Geografica del Bresil", Albrizzi, Girolamo

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1740 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16.8 x 13 inches
42.7 x 33 cm

This is a handsome Italian map of Brazil based on the cartography of Delisle. There is very good detail along the coastlines and a fair amount of information on the interior with numerous notations and the locations of Indian tribes. The map is adorned with a large pictorial title cartouche.


Condition: A

A fine impression on watermarked paper with light printer's ink residue and a few small chips and edge tears confined to the blank margins.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 5/4/2016