COLUMBUS, DER ERSTE ERFINDER VON AMERICA

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Columbus, der Erste Erfinder von America

Woodcut, 1723.
Image 6 1/2 x 7" (17 x 17.8 cm) plus text at bottom.
Good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 73719
Price: $650.00
Publisher : Johann Michael Funcken, Erfurt.
Inventively drawn and graphically strong early German woodcut, with related text. From Neu-Erossnetes Amphitheatrum. This marvelous full length portrait of Christopher Columbus looking at a globe and holding a book and dividers is the title page to the third part of a work issued in 5 parts, from 1722 to 1728. A very rare print. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Portraits , Famous People