Auction 103, Lot 554

"[Lot of 6 - America]",

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1769 (circa)

Publication: World Displayed, or a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels

Color: Black & White

Size:
2.6 x 4.2 inches
6.6 x 10.7 cm

This group of historical copper engravings include: Beavers Building their Hutts; Indian Chiefs, making a speech to King George I; Admiral Drake, seizes eight Peruvian Ships laden with Silver; The King of California places his crown of feathers on Admiral Drakes Head; The Dutch Ship defeats 23 Indian Ships and 45 canoes, mann'd by the Inhabitants of Traitors Island; and The Entertainment of the two Kings in Horn Island.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 6/11/2003

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