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GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How the Inca nobility are buried] / [Bridge of Huaynacapaco], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How the Inca nobility are buried] / [Bridge of Huaynacapaco]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 160x185mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. A lower corner is missing, minor tears, repairs etc. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [470] The funeral of an Inca king was a ceremony of great splendor. After digging a large pit, the Indians would decorate the corpse with gold and silver then bury it with many fine ornaments, along with good food and wine to help it on its way into the next world. Benzoni so describ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 68  

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