Auction 99, Lot 299

"Kaart van de Aller-Heiligen Baay waar aan de Hoofdtstad legt van Brazil", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1760 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.7 x 13.5 inches
39.9 x 34.3 cm

An interesting chart of the bay at Salvador (Bahia) with inset plan of the fortified city of San Salvador. The bay is filled with soundings and the positions of sugar mills and plantations are noted around the bay and along the rivers. Large decorative cartouche and compass roses complete the map.

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Condition: A

Overall a crisp impression with a couple of tiny spots.

Estimate: $425 - $475

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/12/2002

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