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Auction 180, Lot 370

"Plan de la Ville de St. Salvador. Capitale du Bresil", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: St. Salvador, Brazil

Period: 1754 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

11.7 x 7.4 inches
29.7 x 18.8 cm
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Handsome bird's-eye plan of the fortified town of St. Salvador, the capital of colonial Brazil. Keys at sides list 48 important sites. Above the plan is a panoramic view of the city and fort on a hill overlooking the bay of All Saints.


Condition: A+

A dark impression on a bright sheet, issued folding with red edges along the sheet.

Estimate: $160 - $190


Closed on 11/18/2020