Hand Colored Engraving from a German Language Edition of Le Moyne's Brevis narratio [ca. 1591 from De Bry's "Grand Voyages to the Americas"]: Reception of the Queen, plate XXXVIII. Theodor de Bry, Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues.

Hand Colored Engraving from a German Language Edition of Le Moyne's Brevis narratio [ca. 1591 from De Bry's "Grand Voyages to the Americas"]: Reception of the Queen, plate XXXVIII

1591.

Very Good Condition. Item #045843
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A single sheet from an early German edition of Le Moyne, likely the first German edition published in 1591, the year after the Latin. The engraving depicts the reception of the queen by the king that Laudonnière (René Goulaine de Laudonnière c. 1529–1574) described from his time in Florida. The text describes the ear piercing of the men and women and the intricate mannerisms of the queen which are copied by the girls in the audience.

Fine contemporary or early hand coloring with highlights in silver and gold, a few minor stains, browning, etc, worming in the inner margin. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Americana; Exploration. Inventory No: 045843.

Price: $750.00

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