Auction 112, Lot 350

"[Lot of 6 - Peru]",

Subject: Peru

Period: 1671-1765 (circa)

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Color: Black & White

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Interesting group of prints and views. First four are from Arnoldus Montanus' De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld of Beschryving van America, published by Jacob van Meurs, circa 1671. Each print is approximately 6.2 x 5" on a full sheet of Dutch text. They show Peruvian natives and various ceremonies. The other two are from a Dutch edition of Anson's Voyage around the World, circa 1765 showing the port of Paita that was taken and burnt by Captain Anson during his mission to harass the Spanish colonies of South America; Plan van de Stad Paita in het Koninkryk Santa Fee (14.5 x 8") and Incendie de la Ville de Paita sur la Cote de Santa Fe dans la Mer du Sud (14 x 5.7").

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Condition: B

Mostly very good with a few minor spots.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/28/2005

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