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German woodcut engraving, early 1600s, showing 2 galleons and natives in canoes off an island (which

Currency:USD Category:Art / Medium - Woodcut Start Price:40.00 USD Estimated At:50.00 - 75.00 USD
German woodcut engraving, early 1600s, showing 2 galleons and natives in canoes off an island (which
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This item SOLD at 2010 Apr 09 @ 19:14UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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German woodcut engraving, early 1600s, showing 2 galleons and natives in canoes off an island (which marginal notes in pencil attribute to Margarita Island off Venezuela) in the West Indies, from a 1655 book entitled Neue Welt und Americanische Historien, by Johann Ludwig Gottfriedt (Frankfurt am Main). 8-1/4" x 13" (whole page). Scene of galleons and docile natives being shot at by Europeans, with German text all around and on the back, in excellent condition, rare.