Auction 160, Lot 438

"Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula", Hondius/Jansson

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1651 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

8.1 x 6 inches
20.6 x 15.2 cm

This is a simplified and smaller version of Jodocus Hondius' map of Brazil from 1630, with north oriented to the right. Detail is confined to the coasts with numerous place names, while a strapwork cartouche fills the interior. Engraved by Petrus Kaerius (Pieter van den Keere). German text on verso.

References: Van der Krogt (Vol. III) #9850:352.1.

Condition: A

Nice impression and color on watermarked paper with light show-through of text on verso and foxing confined to the blank margins and top border.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 11/16/2016