Auction 114, Lot 2

"Americae Tertia Pars Memorabile Provinciae Brasiliae Historiam", Bry, Theodore de

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1592 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.3 x 12 inches
21.1 x 30.5 cm

Title page from the first edition of Part III of the Grand Voyages, which details the story of Hans Staden among the cannibals of Brazil. The title is enclosed in an architectural style framework. Standing on the columns flanking the title are a man and woman, each devouring human flesh, and at bottom is a scene of a roasting fire.

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Condition: B

Some worming along binding side with repairs.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $250

Closed on 3/1/2006

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