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Ca.-1655 German wood-cut engraving showing a battle with natives in the Straits of Magellan.

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Ca.-1655 German wood-cut engraving showing a battle with natives in the Straits of Magellan.
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Ca.-1655 German wood-cut engraving showing a battle with natives in the Straits of Magellan. 7½" x 5½". Fine engraving showing a battle between European soldiers and natives (the former with guns and pikes, the latter with bows and arrows) on a rocky shore in the Straits of Magellan with a galleon in the background, the natives' wives and children holed up in a rocky cave, with "Schlacht mit den wilden in der Strassen Magallani" written at top, Old German type on back, printed by J. Gottfreidt of Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1600s, good condition, rare.