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Nicholas Sanson:  Le Bresil, dont la Coste est possedee par les Portugais et divisee en Quatorz Capitaineries . . .

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Title: Le Bresil, dont la Coste est possedee par les Portugais et divisee en Quatorz Capitaineries . . .

Map Maker: Nicholas Sanson

Place / Date: Paris / 1657 (1683)

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 10 x 8 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $295.00

Inventory ID: 50561


Description:

Fine old color example of Sanson's important early regional map of Brazil, extending from the Amazon to the area just South of Rio de Janeiro and extending west to Tapuaguazo and Lago de R. los Xarayes.

The map is colored according to the 14 Captaincies of Brazil, as established by the the Portugese. Rivers, lakes, mountains, islands and other areas are clearly detailed. One of the earliest obtainable regional maps of this area. 


Condition Description: Old Color


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