Catalog Archive
Auction 190, Lot 305

"Paskaert van Brasilia van Pernambuco tot C. de S. Antonio", Doncker, Henrick

Subject: Southern Brazil

Period: 1665 (circa)

Publication: De Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Waerelt

Color: Hand Color

21.3 x 17 inches
54.1 x 43.2 cm
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This sea chart covers the coastline of Brazil between Olinda and the Rio de la Plata. Numerous place names of rivers, capes, points, and islands line the coast. The map is adorned with rhumb lines, a compass rose, two sailing ships, and a decorative title cartouche flanked by two explorers with navigation tools.


Condition: B+

A crisp impression on a lightly toned sheet with faint foxing and an archivally repaired centerfold separation at bottom.

Estimate: $900 - $1,100


Closed on 11/16/2022