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Il Cuscho citta principale della provincia del Peru.

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 hillsi...

$1100 / ≈ €1100
Publisher: DE BELLEFOREST, F.
Date: Lyons, 1564

 

Plants Lantor, Assa, Pimenta, Mangostan and Pepper.

Lantor is a kind of coconut palm (or Indian nut) with fronds as long as a human body. These fronds are used as paper. Pimenta del Rabo (or cubebe) grows grape-like on tre...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1598

 

Peru.

An attractive miniature map of Peru, with north orientated to the right, published by Petrus Bertius in Amsterdam at the turn of the seventeenth century. Some interior i...

$125 / ≈ €125
Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1606

 

Brasilia.

This rare miniature map is one of the earliest obtainable maps of Brazil, and it includes a fascinating set of vignettes showing cannibalism. Title cartouche on the lower...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1606

 

Cusco urbs nobilissima & opule[n]tissima Peruani regni in occide[n]tali parte. . .

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. Th...

$1500 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Franciscus Pizarrus, Didocus Almagrus, und ein Priester Ferdinandus Luques machen eine Verbündnuss zusammen.

Francisco Pizarro, Diego de Almagro, and the priest, Hernando de Luque, negotiate a contract while men load cargo onto boats and ships. Includes dwellings, casks, swords,...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Ein behertzter Schiffknecht dess Pizarri auss Creta bürtig drengt mitten durch die Meng de. . .

In 1528 Pizarro set out on a voyage of true exploration in search of the civilization and riches of Peru, about which he had heard so much from the Indians of Panama. Whe...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Gonsaluus Pizarrus wird uberwunden gefangen und enthauptet.

Pizarro returned to Spain in 1528 and appealed to the king to grant him permission to conquer Peru. With him, he brought gold and silver, as evidence of their potential w...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Ferdinandus de Soto Hauptmann uber das Kriegssvolck wardt sampt etlichen anderen von Pizarro, zu dem König Atabaliba abgesandt.

Hernando de Soto on horseback greets a native American carrying a scepter in the shape of a sun.They are surrounded by native American and Spanish soldiers. Includes war ...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Atabaliba König in Peru wirdt von dem Francisco Pizarro gefangen.

The Inca king, Atahualpa or Atabaliba, holding a scepter in the shape of the sun, is carried on a litter into a scene of warfare. A priest or monk with a crucifix approac...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Der König Atabaliba kompt mit grossem Pracht zu Caxamalca an.

The Inca king, Atahualpa or Atabaliba, holding a scepter in the shape of a sun is carried on a litter by native American soldiers. In the background is a fortified city. ...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Atabaliba kompt mit Francisco Pizarro ubereyn der Rantzion halben die er für sein erledigung bezahlen solte. . .

Atahualpa or Atabaliba talks to Francisco Pizarro in a room with Spanish soldiers. Includes spears, guns or muskets, and dwellings. Accompanying Pizarro was a monk called...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Als dem König Atabaliba zugesagt war dass er widerumb ledig werden solt schickte er die. . .

Spanish soldiers on horseback supervise native Americans who bring gold and silver vessels and statues to a fortified city. Includes vessels, animals such as a lobster, a...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Franciscus Pizarrus lässt den König Atabaliba wider verheissene trew und glauben auff . . .

Atahualpa who is chained to his chair is garroted or executed in a room with Spanish soldiers and blacks [slaves]. Includes spears, gun or musket, headdress, pole and rop...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Die Stadt Cuzco so die reichste war in gantzen Königreich Peru wirdt von den Spaniern eingenommen.

Spanish soldiers fight in a fortified town against native Americans. Includes guns or muskets, swords, spears, fortifications, and scene of warfare.After Atahualpa was ki...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Die Spanier und Indianer halten eine Schlacht für der Stadt Cuzco.

Spanish soldiers, some on horseback, fight before a fortified town against native Americans. Includes guns or muskets, drums, swords, spears, fortifications, and scene of...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Didacus Almagrus wird von dem Ferdinando Pizarro in gefängnuss geworffen darinnen strangul. . .

Almagro returned to Cuzco, disillusioned and embittered from his long and fruitless journey south into Chile, where he had been searching for further wealth. This led to ...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Margraff Pizarrus wird von Didoco Almagro dem jüngern mit hülff seiner Bundgenossen in . . .

Almagro’s son planned to take revenge on Pizarro for his father’s death. In 1541, with the help of Juan de Herrada and other Almagro supporters, they besieged Pizzaro...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Die Schlacht zwischen Vaca de Castro, und Almagro dem jüngern.

Even before Pizarro’s death, a new royal governor, Vaca de Castro, was on his way to settle the turmoil in Peru. He refused to accept Almagro the younger, when he heard...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Blascus Nunnez Vela Königlicher Statthalter ersticht den Guillanum Xuarez Königlichen Proc. . .

Life under the new governor, Vaca de Castro, was no more stable than before and the king of Spain was eventually forced to send out yet another governor to replace him. H...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Der Königliche Statthalter Blascus Nunnez Vella wird in ein Gefängnuss gelegt.

This stabbing caused so much resentment among the people of Lima that the new governor, Blanco Núñez Vela, eventually decided he would be safer to transfer his offices ...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Der meinste theil in Peru ubten nur ihren mutwillen under dem schein als ob sie Kay. May. gehorsam leisten.

A Spanish gentleman is stabbed in bed by a soldier. In the background other men are killed or murdered. Includes swords, spears, canopy, and knife. The self-appointed gov...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Die Spanier gehen gantz Tyraiñsch mit den Indianern umb welche nicht fort kommen mochten . . .

As Pedro de la Gasca advanced from the north with about 1,500 soldiers, the journey from Trujillo to Ayacucho up the Eastern Cordillera was a terrible experience for the ...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Das sechste Theil der nieuwen Welt oder Der Historien Hieron. Benzo von Meylandt. . .

Conflict between Gonzalo Pizarro and the latest officially appointed governor of Peru, Pedro de la Gasca, reached a climax in 1548 when Gasca’s forces crossed the Apuri...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Dess Ferdinandi und Petri de Contreras, gefangene Kriegssknecht werden zu Ranama [sic] durch den Statt Schultheissen mit einem Dolchen durchstochen.

Men are stabbed inside prisons while chests are loaded onto a boat. Includes men hanging from a tree seen through a barred window, chains, shackles, pillory, and knife. T...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Die Spanier streiten mit den Indianern welche ihre Wohnung auff den Bäumen haben.

Native Americans in trees drop stones, shoot with arrows, and pour water on Spanish soldiers who attack from the ground. One man chops at a tree trunk while two others ho...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Die Spanier hawen die Bäume darauff die Indianer ihre wohnung haben mit Axten umb und stürtzen sie herunder.

Native Americans in trees drop stones on Spanish soldiers who attack from the ground. One man chops at a tree trunk while two others hold boards over his head to protect ...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Wie der Indianer Brucken seyen von Seilen zusammen geflochten und vom Farth Guaynacapae.

Native Americans cross a net bridge over a river while one group cuts the end of it causing men to fall into the river and drown. Includes war clubs, spears, bows and arr...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Wie herrlich die Fürsten und Fürstliche Diener in den Occidentalischen Indien zur Erden bestattet werden.

Native Americans bury a chief or king with food, golden vessels, and jewelry. Includes feathered garments and fortifications. The funeral of an Inca king was a ceremony o...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

In Peru findet man gar kunstreiche Goldtarbeiter.

Native American method of working gold and silver. Men blow through reeds over a hearth, furnace, or foundry. Other men pound metal with hammers. Other men work the metal...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Die Spanier treiben allerhand Unzucht mit den Indianischen Weibern die sie in dem läger unnd Wasserbädern ergriffen nach dem Atabaliba gefangen worden.

Spanish soldiers march past a pool where native American women are bathing. Some of the soldiers drag some of the women away. After the defeat of the Inca king, some of t...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Caarte vande nieuwe Passagie bezuijden de Strate Magellan. . . / Description de nouveau passage vers le zud du destroit de Maggellan. . .

Map showing the new route around the bottom of South America discovered by Schouten and Le Maire: through the Le Maire Strait, around the Barnevelt Islands, and past Cape...

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Publisher: DE BRY, T.
Date: Frankfurt am Main, 1619

 

Pars Undecima Orientalis I. Quid Americo Vesputio, ejusque comitibus, in India . . .

Amerigo Vespucci (1454-1512) or one of his crew members capturing by female cannibals at arrival in South America. Note the violin which is oddly included among the strew...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1619

 

Descripcion Del Destrieto Del Audiencia De Lima. (Peru, and parts of Colombia, and Brazil)

Rare early map of the Audiencia of Lima, locating rivers and settlements, the earliest map to include information from the previously secret manuscript maps of the Spanis...

$475 / ≈ €475
Publisher: HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de.
Date: Amsterdam, Michel Colin, 1622

 

Descripcion del audiencia del Nuevo Reino 9.

The earliest map to include information from the previously secret manuscript maps of the Spanish cosmographer, Juan López de Velasco, showing present-day Colombia and V...

$450 / ≈ €450
Publisher: HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de.
Date: Amsterdam, Michel Colin, 1622

 

Aenwysinge van de Stadt Salvador, ende de Baya de Todos Los Santtos.

Extremely rare map of Salvador and Baia de Todos os Santos (Bay of Saints) published by the The Hague publisher Henricus Hondius (not to confuse with the Amsterdam H.Hond...

$1750 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Date: The Hague, 1624

 

Venezuela, atque Occidentalis Pars Novæ Andalusiae.

The coastline of Venezuela with little interior development. Including Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, etc. This scarce map was prepared by Hessel Gerritsz (1581-1632), a forme...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: LAET, DE J. / GERITSZ, H.
Date: Leiden, 1625

 

Hanc Tabulam continens Laetam Pharnambuci.. . [Brazil].

An extremely rare and decorative map of coast-line of Pernambuco. With one inset: In the upper left corner a map of Brazil, with title in five lines Dutch and five lines ...

$4500 / ≈ €4500
Publisher: PISCATOR,N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

Sudseite des Landts Terza del Fuoco, abgezeichnet durch Iohan von Walbeck.

Map showing Cap Horn and the Terra del Fuego.From a German text edition of Theodor de Bry's travel book. The original copper plate is now shortened at the left side and h...

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Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt am Main, 1630

 

Venezuela, atque Occidentalis Pars Novæ Andalusiae.

Coastline of Venezuela with little interior development. Including Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, etc. Scarce map prepared by Hessel Gerritsz (1581-1632), former apprentice of...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: LAET, DE J. / GERITSZ, H.
Date: Leiden, Elzevier, 1630

 

Description de nouveau pasage vers le zud.... together with an untitled map of Port Desire (today's Puerto Deseado, Argentina)

On verso a map of Tierra del Fuogo (167 x 201mm.) and on recto a scarce print (145x210mm.) on a German text sheet showing a map of Port Desire (today’s Puerto Deseado, ...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1631

 

[Dutch become stranded in the Magallen Strait.]

Scarce print with a German text sheet. While the Dutch were killing the birds on Penguin Island, there was a great storm and the waves damaged their boat so badly that it...

$125 / ≈ €125
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Isle la Moche].

Scarce print with a German text sheet showing the Dutch fleet anchored off the Island of Mocha, near Concepción in Chile. The islanders sat on wooden stumps and watched ...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Cavendish reaches Morro Moreno.]

Scarce print with a German text sheet showing Cavendish’s fleet anchor at a place called Morro Moreno, on the coast of Chile. The Indians came down from the high cliffs...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[French seizure of Chiorera.]

Scarce print with a German text sheet showing the French torching and looting Chiorera. From de Bry's "Great American Voyages". Johann Theodor de Bry (1561-1623...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Sir Walter Ralegh meets the King of Arromaia].

Scarce print with a German text sheet. During Ralegh’s voyage up the Orinoco in search of El Dorado, he met an old man who said he was the king of Arromaia. He claimed ...

$125 / ≈ €125
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Murder of Dominican monks in Cumana or Cubagua Island].

Murder of Dominican monks in Cumana or Cubagua Island in what is now Venezuela. Scarce print (150x177mm.) on a German text sheet taken from a first edition of Johann Ludw...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY, T.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[A Typical Tupi Feast.]

Once a year they Indians from all the surrounding villages would get together for a feast. With decorative head-dresses, cloaks and belts of colored feathers, three or fo...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Rituals for those that were dying.]

When one of the villagers was dying, the others would not feed or care for him but sing and danced as usual. Once he was dead though, the women would start lamenting by h...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Staden forecasts an Indian attack.]

Staden told the Indian chief that he could tell the future and, who lived in the nearby village of ‘Arirab’ (probably Cairussú). He predicted an attack from rival In...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Indians attacked near Cartagena.]

When the governor of Cartagena, Alonso de Ojeda, led a party of Spanish soldiers into the interior to search for gold, they were attacked by Indians with such ferocity th...

$125 / ≈ €125
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Indian market at Cartagena.]

The natives of the province of Cartagena had plenty of fruit, fish, salt and peppers, which they exchanged for other necessities of life. In times of peace, the natives o...

$120 / ≈ €120
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[How Incas wrought their gold.]

The goldsmiths of Huayna-Capac were master craftsmen who wrought gold into magnificent artefacts with the simplest of tools. They used clay furnaces, heated by coals and ...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[The ritual of the killing.]

On the day of the killing, the rope is untied from the prisoner’s neck, then put round his body and pulled tightly from both ends. A fire burns in front of the prisoner...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Revenge for Juan de Ayola's death.]

During Ayolas’s travels in Paraguay, he founded the fort at La Candelaria, near Corumba but later, while returning to Asunción, he and his entire party were killed by ...

$120 / ≈ €120
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Atahualpa captured by Spanish.]

Accompanying Pizarro was a monk called Valverde, who confronted Atahualpa with a crucifix and breviary. The interpreter said the Spanish had been sent by their emperor to...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Incas lay siege to Cusco.]

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 ...

$125 / ≈ €125
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Diego de Almagro is killed.]

Almagro returned to Cuzco, disillusioned and embittered from his long and fruitless journey south into Chile, where he had been searching for further wealth. This led to ...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Royal Governor of Peru is killed.]

Life under the new governor, Vaca de Castro, was no more stable than before and the king of Spain was eventually forced to send out yet another governor to replace him. H...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Last of the Pizzaro brothers killed.]

Conflict between Gonzalo Pizarro and the latest officially appointed governor of Peru, Pedro de la Gasca, reached a climax in 1548 when Gasca’s forces crossed the Apuri...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Columbus taken prisoner, and sent back to Spain.]

This engraving depicts the arrest of Columbus and his brothers. Bobadilla (sent by Spain, at Columbus’ request, to settle a revolt) reached Santo Domingo August 23, 150...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[The Dutch covalesce on the Isle Santa Clara.]

Many of the Dutch were in poor health after their Atlantic crossing and when they found an island to the north of Rio de Janeiro, called Santa Clara, (I. do Francez) they...

$125 / ≈ €125
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire. . .

A fine map of Tierra del Fuego. With an explanatory text of the passage by Barent Jansz. Potgieter who accompanied captain Sebald de Weert to the Straits in 1599/1600, be...

$800 / ≈ €800
Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1633

 

[Ralegh arrives at Orocotona.]

On reaching the rapids of the Caroní, further up the Orinoco, Ralegh’s expedition was unable to proceed further by river, so they continued overland, eventually arrivi...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[How the Indians cross the river.]

The Indians of Peru had strange ways of crossing rivers. They tied a rope between two poles on either side of a river, then they hung a large basket from this rope and wh...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[How the women tease their captives.]

The Indian women led their captive, Staden, into the middle of the hamlet. Then they decorated his head with feathers and his legs with rattles. After forming a circle ro...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[The strange sheep-like creatures that carried the silver .]

When the Spanish discovered the silver mines of Potosí, they organised the transporting of the rich ore, westward by llama trains across the Altiplano and down to Arica ...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[How the Indians mined the silver at Pitosi.]

The mountain shown here is probably the Cerro Rico, which stand above the city of Potosí and has the distinction of being the richest mountain in all the Americas. The I...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

De Sota meets the Inca king near Cajamarca.]

When the Spanish arrived in Cajamarca, they found only a few inhabitants. The Inca army was camped in the surrounding hills and the residence of the Inca king, Atahualpa,...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

Praelium Divrnum. [Spanish fleet defeated by the Dutch] / Nocturnum Praelium [Dutch and Spanish at sea off Lima].

Two engravings. [498] On the evening of 17th July, 1615, Spilbergen’s Dutch fleet encountered, off the coast of Peru near Lima, the powerful fleet of the Spanish, under...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Spilbergen's fleet visits the island of Santa Maria] / [The Dutch visit Isla Mocha].

Two engravings. [514] On 29th May, 1615, Spilbergen’s fleet anchored further north, off an island called Santa María that was separated by a narrow stretch of water (A...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Spanish take over Cusco] / [Atahualpa is garrotted].

Two engravings. [486] After Atahualpa was killed, Pizarro set out with his troops to find the city of Cuzco, which he had heard was rich in gold. The journey from Cajamar...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[The bloody battle at Chupas] / [Francesco Pizzaro is killed].

Two engravings. [492] Even before Pizarro’s death, a new royal governor, Vaca de Castro, was on his way to settle the turmoil in Peru. He refused to accept Almagro the ...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[How the Inca nobility are buried] / [Bridge of Huaynacapaco]

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 ...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[How natives of Paria cope with illness] / Vespucci reaches Lake Maracaibo]..

Two engravings. [421b] When the natives of those parts, they were bathed in a cold stream, then chased round a blazing fire until they had dried out. Then they were put t...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[A prisoner of the Indians of Tupinamba, covered in feathers . . .]

A graphic scene of fighting and extreme violence. One man is seen covered in feathers, before being sacrificed and killed before the Brazilian tribe of Tupinamba. In 1631...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Chart of the Nassau fleet in Tierra del Fuego].

L’Hermite’s fleet reached the Tierra del Fuego on 17th February 1624. Because of bad weather, inexperience and bad compass readings, they anchored in a bay, which the...

$125 / ≈ €125
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[Another Dutch fleet reaches Lima].

In 1624 a heavily armed Dutch fleet sailed from the Juan Fernandez Islands to Lima. The leader of the fleet, Jacob l’Hermite, was in such poor health that he had to han...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

(Native population of Tierra del Fuego attacking some Dutchmen)

Native population of Tierra del Fuego attacking some Dutchmen. In the background anchored ships. Illustrating the account of the expedition of Jacobus L'Hermite.With nati...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

Paraguay o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum regionibus adiacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra.

Blaeu's map of the Rio de la Plata region of South America. Originally engraved for Jodocus Hondius II, at his death in August 1629 this map was, among 39 other copper pl...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: BLAEU, W
Date: Amsterdam, 1634