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15 A decorative map of Brasil / Virtual Rare Map Fair 163

€1,365.00

Description: BLAEU, W.
Title: Novus Brasiliae Typus.
Published in: Amsterdam, 1635

Size: 14.8 x 19.2 inches.
37.6 x 48.7 cm.
Colouring:

In original colours.
Condition: Paper washed, colours freshed-up. Split in lower part center fold [2 cm into the engraved area] and slightly pierced in the lower margin, expertly repaired. A good and dark impression.
Condition Rating

A decorative map with a title cartouche of two natives: in the interior is an inset of Baya de todos os Sanctos (Salvador), indigenous wild life and cannibal scenes. Originally engraved by Hondius, this is one of the plates purchased by Blaeu in 1629 to augment his own stock. North to the right.
  • Number: 1630135 (15265)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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