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Auction 106, Lot 563

"[Lot of 4 - South America]", Various

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1765-93 (circa)


Color: Black & White

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Group of copper engravings from Patagonia and Tierra del Feugo. 1) Vue du Detroit de la Maire entre la Terre de Feu et celle des Etats / Vue de la Cote Occidental de la Terre des Etats and 2) Cap Blanc sur la Cote des Patagons / Autre vue du Cap Blanc, by J. van Schley, Amsterdam, c. 1765 (14 x 8"). Each with two views from a Dutch edition of Anson's Voyage Around the World. 3) Gezigt van Bezitneeming-Baai aan het Eiland Zuid-Georgie, by Capt. J. Cook, c. 1800 (13.8 x 8"). 4) Inwoonears van Terra del Fuego in hunne hut engraved by T.S. Klauber, dated 1793, (11.2 x 7.8").


Condition: A

Some light offsetting that erases easily and faint foxing in margins.

Estimate: $90 - $130

Sold for: $65

Closed on 3/3/2004