Auction 99, Lot 298

"Veroveringe van Rio Grande in Brasil. Anno 1633", Anon.

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1680 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
14.8 x 11 inches
37.6 x 27.9 cm

A fine bird's-eye view of the fort (present-day Natal) at the mouth of the "Great River of the North" showing the Dutch invasion and capture of the Portuguese fort in 1633. The harbor is filled with ships and armies are shown rushing to defend the fort.

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Condition: B

Minor scattered foxing, offsetting in margin and close binder's trim.

Estimate: $375 - $425

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/12/2002

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