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Auction 90, Lot 171

"Sinus Omnium Sanctoru",

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1649 (circa)


Color: Black & White

16 x 13 inches
40.6 x 33 cm

Finely done copper engraving of the Baia de Todos os Santos, in northeastern Brazil. The map depicts a large fleet of ships entering the bay and locates several battle sites. Large inset plan of Civitas S. Salvatoris. Titles in ribbons in both map and inset.


Condition: A

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/15/2000