Auction 112, Lot 744

"[Lot of 3 ]",

Subject: Native Americans - Florida

Period: 1671-1755 (circa)


Color: Black & White

See Description

First two engravings are from Arnoldus Montanus' De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld of Beschryving van America, published by Jacob van Meurs in Amsterdam, circa 1671. These engravings show a king and queen of Florida and a ceremony in preparation for war. The (6.5 x 5") copper engravings are on full sheets of Dutch text. The third engraving (2.7 x 4.7"), Habits et Maisons des Floridiens, was engraved by Chedel probably after Bellin, and published in Paris, circa 1755.


Condition: B

Bit of minor damp stains.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/28/2005