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Curacao
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Vespucci lands on the Island of Giants.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Vespucci lands on the Island of Giants.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 147x177mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual. Bottom right corner missing, soil marks etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 220 mm. German text.
In 1499-1500, when Antonio de Ojeda and his crew, including Vespucci, landed on an island known today as Curaçao, they saw giant footprints in the sand. These they followed for about a mile until they came across a small hamlet, where they met two tall women and three girls who invited them into the... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3