Auction 160, Lot 441

"Pianta della Citta di S. Salvadore Capitale del Bresile", Pazzi, Giuseppe

Subject: San Salvador, Brazil

Period: 1763 (circa)

Publication: Il Gazzettiere Americano...

Color: Hand Color

11.6 x 7.3 inches
29.5 x 18.5 cm

This map includes an uncommon bird's-eye view of the city from the sea with a detailed town plan below. To the sides of the plan are panels naming 20 important buildings on the view and 28 on the city plan. The title given is for the city plan, the coastal perspective is titled "Veduta della Citta di S. Salvadore dalla parte della Baia." Drawn by Violante Vanni and engraved by Giusep. Pazzi. A beautifully engraved and scarce Italian-produced map.


Condition: A

Issued folding, now flattened, with a faint crease at top left and minor marginal soiling.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 11/16/2016