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DE BELLEFOREST, F.,  Il Cuscho citta principale della provincia del Peru., antique map, old maps DE BELLEFOREST, F. - Il Cuscho citta principale della provincia del Peru.
Lyons, 1564, Coloured.. 270x378mm. Wood block print with letter press. Centerfold on verso reinforced for protective reason. Fine.
A very desirable and scarce item of this decorative and early bid's-eye town-plan of the Inca city of Cuzco. Several figures shown inside the city walls and on the hillside and roads leading into the city. Title in ribbon banner. French text above the print and on verso. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,100
Approx. Euro 946  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE BRY, Th.,  Cusco urbs nobilissima & opule[n]tissima Peruani regni in occide[n]tali parte. . ., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Cusco urbs nobilissima & opule[n]tissima Peruani regni in occide[n]tali parte. . .
Frankfurt, 1607, Uncoloured.. 290x404mm. Short right margin, as issued. A good and dark impression.
Famous town plan of Cuzco, from the first German edition of part VI of de Bry's " Grands Voyages". In this work the conquest of Peu by Pizarro was discribed. This double page view shows Cuzco as the Spaniards encountered it. In the city one can see an Inca king being carried in his elevated chair. <... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Incas lay seige to Cusco.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Incas lay seige to Cusco.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 165x200mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper toned as usual, some staining to margins and plate. Lower left corner missing, margin cropped to the image edge. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso.
Atahualpa’s brother, Manco, organized a long and bloody siege to reoccupy the Inca capital, which eventually spread to open rebellion throughout the land. Pizarro, who by this time was in Lima, sent a Spanish army of 500 men to support his over-stretched forces in Cuzco. Under the command of Almagro... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3