Subject: Antique print, titled: '[Novus Brasiliae Typus]' - A decorative map of the Brazilian coast, from circa Sao Paulo (south) to Sao Luis in the north. Coastal towns and rivers are indicated, while the inland area is mostly empty, except for indicated hilly areas and forests. With an inset map of Baia de Todos os Santos near Salvador.
Condition: Fair, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Margin edges browned. In the lower left corner a large piece of the sheet (featuring the cartouche) is missing, was subsequently backed with similar paper and the rhumb lines continued on the added piece. Browning around the added piece and a small tear from the top right corner of this piece into the image. A tear in the lower middle fold (not affecting image). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving, with contemporary handcolouring on hand laid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 56 x 48.2 cm. The image size is ca. 49.3 x 37.8 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 22 x 19 inch. The image size is ca. 19.4 x 14.9 inch.
Part Number: 63269