Auction 106, Lot 557

"[Lot of 2 - California]", Montanus, Arnoldus

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1671 (published)

Publication: Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld

Color: Black & White

Size:
6.5 x 5 inches
16.5 x 12.7 cm

Pair of copper engravings illustrating early exploration in California. First depicts a skirmish between Franciscus de Olloa's men and Californian natives on the island of Cedros. Second depicts Sir Francis Drake being crowned by a Californian King. Both on full sheets of Dutch text.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/3/2004

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