Auction 96, Lot 242

"Sinus Omnium Sanctoru", Blaeu, (Family)

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1640 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
20 x 15.1 inches
50.8 x 38.4 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 (San Salvador). Ribbon style title cartouche.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $700 - $750

Sold for: $1,600

Closed on 9/12/2001

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