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Auction 171, Lot 399

"[Lot of 2] Carte de la Partie Septentrionale du Bresil [and] Carte de la Partie Meridional du Bresil avec les Possessions Espagnoles Voisines qui en sont a l'Ouest", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.3 x 8.3 inches
31.2 x 21.1 cm
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Nice matched pair of maps detailing most of Brazil. Carte de la Partie Septentrionale du Bresil covers northern Brazil, from Cayenne to just past Salvador. Carte de la Partie Meridionale du Bresil... continues from Porto Seguro to the mouth of the La Plata River. The direction of trade winds are shown in the Atlantic. The interior is sparsely detailed except for Indian tribes and the locations of Jesuit missions.

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Condition: B+

Dark impressions with faint offsetting, a few spots of foxing, and a hint of toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Unsold

Closed on 2/6/2019

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