Auction 105, Lot 552

"[Lot of 10]", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1673 (published)


Color: Black & White

6.5 x 5 inches
16.5 x 12.7 cm

Nice set of early copper engravings from early explorations in the Americas. Includes Brazilian dancing, porcupine and animals with human faces, explorers being crowned, pagan worship to a huge idol in Virginia, Spaniards, and exploding volcanoes, unicorns, and llamas. Set of 10 engravings.


Condition: A

All on full 8" x 12" sheets with Dutch text. Some foxing or toning on sheets, images fine.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $375

Closed on 12/3/2003