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Auction 125, Lot 862

"[Lot of 5 Engravings]", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Native Americans, North America

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l' Univers

Color: Black & White

4 x 5.5 inches
10.2 x 14 cm

An interesting lot of copper engravings illustrating the people and life in North America. French text on verso. Included in the group are the natives of Virginia and Florida, a Huron encampment, Powhatan's village (based on the view which appeared first on Smith's map of Virginia), and a great view of an early tobacco plantation.


Condition: A

Some light surface soil in blank margins.

Estimate: $375 - $500

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/24/2008