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GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Alvarado's greed in Mexico City] / [Spanish are attacked by Indians in Costa Rica]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Alvarado's greed in Mexico City] / [Spanish are attacked by Indians in Costa Rica].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x190mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. Crude repairs to most margins. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings [084] Cortés and his men marched into, and occupied Mexico City in 1520. Some time later Cortés was needed elsewhere, so he left Alvarado in charge. While the Indians were having a festival, the Spanish turned up to watch the ceremonies.
On seeing the valuable jewelry that the I...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Pacific Ocean
VANDERMAELEN, P., Partie de L’Arch. De la Nlle. Irlande.  No. 25, antique map, old maps VANDERMAELEN, P. - Partie de L’Arch. De la Nlle. Irlande. No. 25
Brusselles, 1827, In original colours.. 470x570mm. In very fine condition.
A hand coloured, lithographed map covers part of the islands around New Ireland, island of the Bismarck Archipelago, near Papua New Guinea in southwestern Pacific Ocean. The map provides good topographic details.
From Vandermaelen's remarkable 6 volume atlas, which if combined as globe gores f...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

This item has no reserve price.
Starting bid
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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