BRAZIL | Fernando de Noronha island, watercolour and engraved map
BRAZIL | Fernando de Noronha island, watercolour and engraved map
BRAZIL | Fernando de Noronha island, watercolour and engraved map
BRAZIL | Fernando de Noronha island, watercolour and engraved map
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BRAZIL | Fernando de Noronha island, watercolour and engraved map

Estimate:

300 - 500 GBP

BRAZIL | Fernando de Noronha island, watercolour and engraved map

Estimate:

300 - 500 GBP

Lot sold:6,930GBP
(40 bids, reserve met)

Description

[BRAZIL]


FERNANDO DE NORONHA ISLAND, TWO ITEMS:


Buache, Phillipe. Carte de la partie de l'Ocean. Plan de l'isle de Fernand de Noronha. Paris, 1737, 2 maps on one double-page engraved mapsheet (545 x 770mm.), hand-coloured in outline

"Vue de l'isle de Fernand de Norona..", watercolour of a ship approaching Fernando de Noronha island, [nineteenth century] (282 x 416mm.), pen annotation in French beneath watercolour (see footnote), slightly chipped at edges 

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The Fernando de Noronha archipelago is made up of 21 islands and islets in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 220 miles from the Brazilian coast. Fernando de Noronha is also the name of the main island, which has a very recognisable rock formation. Since 2001 it has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 


The pen annotation reads: "Vue de l’isle de Fernand de Norona [Fernando de Noronha] situé par les 3[degrees] 55 de latitude sud et 34[degrees] 58 de longitude ovest de Paris Restant ay NE a 5 [?] avoir de 3 ou 4 mille Pied de ----- la Jeanne D’Arc de Nantes, Revenant de Bahia Brasil"


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Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate


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BRAZIL | Fernando de Noronha island, watercolour and engraved map
BRAZIL | Fernando de Noronha island, watercolour and engraved map
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