Ogilby 1671 South Americas Peru Brazil early prints lot x 7 IndiansBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Americas- lot of seven 18th century copper engraved prints relating to the Americas.
(South America- Peru- Hispaniola-New Albion/ Mexico/ Pacific Coast).
Issued 1671, London for Ogilby.
Nice lot of seven (7) 17th century antique copper engraved prints. All extracted from Ogilby, text on reverse as always. Several of the views are identified by location, the others readily identifiable with a few minutes online research.
Excellent assortment of early Western printed images relating to indigenous peoples (so called indians) encountered in the Americas by Europeans. Fascinating ethnic and cultural glimpse into how peoples of this part of the world were perceived and depicted in the 17th century.
All are visually attractive, mostly clean and nice condition, any age flaws or condition issues are very minor and easy to forgive or overlook.
Sheets all measure c. 5 3/4" x 9 3/8".
Printed areas measure c. 4 1/8" x 6 1/4".