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Auction 168, Lot 395

"Le Bresil, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, etc. Augmentees de Nouveau", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1729 (circa)

Publication: La Geographie Moderne...

Color: Hand Color

11.7 x 8.8 inches
29.7 x 22.4 cm

Finely engraved map of Brazil with particularly good detail along the coastline and in the capitanias. The interior includes notations on the various Indian inhabitants, mineral deposits and river systems. Decorated with a fine title cartouche representing the wealth of the region.


Condition: A

A dark impression with light printer's ink residue that is slightly uneven at bottom.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/6/2018