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- Sr. Francis Drake, Taken from an Original...
Finely engraved portrait of Sir Francis Drake.
[Charles Lindbergh - 1st Trans-Atlantic Flight - Printed on Linen]
New York to Paris in 33 hr, 29 m is the name of this printed cotton textile depicting the solo flight of Charles Lindbergh from New York to Paris.
Price: $ 1,100.00
[Olivier van Noort Portrait / World Map]
Interesting portrait of the Dutch circumnavigator Olivier Van Noort, which appeared in De Bry's account of his travels.
Price: $ 375.00
Part of the travels of Capt. John Smith, amongst Turkes, Tartars, and others, extracted out of the history by John Payn.
Scarce engraved image of episodes in the life of John Smith, part of the 1819 reproduction of The Generall Historie of Virginia.
Price: $ 750.00
Paul et Virginie avec le Gouverneur.
Delightful early 19th-century color-printed and hand-colored copperplate engraving showing a scene from the ever-popular book Paul et Virginie by Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, published on the eve of the French Revolution. This book continues to be widely read and appreciated for its critique of the artificial class divisions found in eighteenth-century France.
Price: $ 395.00
(Financial Speculation and Crisis) Des Waerelds doen en doolen, Is maar een Mallemoolen [The world's actions and wanderings are nothing but a crazy merry-go-round]
This 1720 Dutch engraving of a wild merry-go-round satirizes the financial crisis of 1720. The scene depicts an elaborate merry-go-round on a seashore, with its entrance controlled by Bombario and his mother, who are selling coffee under a tent. The path leading to the gate is labeled "weg des verderfs" (way to destruction) and is littered with fish-hooks.
Price: $ 345.00