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Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Title: [Plans in Panama for the conquest of Peru.]
Published in: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633
   
Size: 6.0 x 7.5 inches.
15.2 x 19.0 cm.
Colouring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper toned as usual, some staining to margins and plate. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso.

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Having sworn co-operation and agreement to share between them the riches they hoped to find in Peru, Francisco Pizarro, Diego de Almagro and the priest Hernando de Luque, planned how they were going to conquer that province. This strange partnership between two conquistadors and a Catholic priest had devastating consequences on the course of history in South America. Between 1524 and 1528 an initial expedition reached the San Juan River and another reached the Gulf of Guayaquil in Ecuador. Here they found evidence enough of an advanced civilization to return to Spain to ask for royal consent.

In 1631 Johann Ludwig Gottfried, inherited the Theodor De Bry’s publishing firm, among the illustrated accounts of the expeditions of Magellan, Columbus, Vespucci, Cortes, Balboa, Raleigh, Drake, Smith, and many others.
Gottfried issued together with Matthaeus Merian a one-volume condensation "Newe Welt Vnd Americanische Historien/ Jnhaltende Warhafftige vnd volkommene Beschreibungen Aller West-Jndianischen Landschafften..." that used many of the original copper plates and supplemented them with new ones of more recent voyages. The book was published by Matthaeus Merian. The work was reprinted in 1655 / 1657.

More about Johann Ludwig Gottfried. [+]
Reference: www.history-engraved.org/ Panama 106



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