Auction 93, Lot 2

"Dritte Buch Americae, Darin Brasilia durch Johann Staden von Homberg", Bry, Theodore de

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1593 (dated)

Publication: Grand et Petite Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 12.9 inches
22.9 x 32.8 cm

Title page from Part III which details the story of Hans Staden among the Cannibals of Brazil. 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 soil and repairs of bottom corners, just entering the engraving at bottom right corner.

Estimate: $190 - $230

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/6/2000

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