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Auction 190, Lot 265

"[Lot of 5 - Mexico and Caribbean] ", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Mexico & Caribbean, Native Americans

Period: 1755 (circa)

Publication: Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande

Color: Black & White

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Set of five interesting engravings illustrating Native Americans and explorers in the New World, including ritual sacrifice and ceremonies. These are from a German edition of Prevost's L'Histoire Generale des Voyages.

A. Marina und Andere Frauenspersonen, die dem Cortes Gegeben Worden, (10.9 x 7.3").
B. Vitzliputzli, Vornehmster Gotze der Mexicaner, (5.6 x 7.4").
C. Erste Indianer, die dem Christoph Columbus Vorkommen, (5.7 x 7.6").
D. Begraebnissplatz der Opfer, (7.4 x 5.7").
E. Zeitvertreib des Kaisers nach der Tafel, (7.4 x 5.8").


Condition: A

Sharp impressions on bright sheets with a rust spot in the title of the last engraving.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/16/2022