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German woodcut engraving, early 1600s, showing 2 galleons entering a delta occupied by a boat of nat

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 entering a delta occupied by a boat of nat
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This item SOLD at 2010 Apr 09 @ 19:15UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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German woodcut engraving, early 1600s, showing 2 galleons entering a delta occupied by a boat of natives off lands containing fruit trees, huts and more natives, the legend identifying the place as St. Helena, probably from a 1655 book entitled Neue Welt und Americanische Historien, by Johann Ludwig Gottfriedt (Frankfurt am Main). 9" x 6-1/2". Cut out of a larger page (with German text on back), the scene very well detailed, in excellent condition, rare.