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Description: This beautifully hand coloured original antique map* of Brazil from Salvador to Rio de Janerio by Jacques Nicolas Bellin was published in the 1757 French edition of Antoine-François Prevosts 20 volume L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt in the Hague between 1747 & 1785.
Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles 1697 - 1763, usually known simply as the Abbé Prévost, was a French author and novelist.(Ref: Tooley; M&B)
General Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy and stable Paper color: - off white Age of map color: - Original Colors used: - Yellow, green, red, brown. General color appearance: - Authentic and fresh Paper size: - 10in x 7 1/2in (255mm x 190mm) Plate size: - 9in x 7in (230mm x 180mm) Margins: - Min 1/4in (8 mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - None Plate area: - None Verso: - None