LOT 1485
SOLD €100,00

[America. Indigenous peoples] Two print series: Bernard Picard (1673-1733) (after)

Series of 10 handcol. engr. on 5 folio-sized lvs. from Ceremonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde (...), ca. 1730-40. Signed (and 2x dated 1723) and numb. 82, 83, 85 and 99 in the plates (1x unnumb.), under passepartouts. Incl. a.o.: "Désolation des Peruviens pendant l'eclipse de Lune"; "L'Yncas consacre son vase au Soleil"; "Maniere dont l'Yncas marie, ceux de son sang"; and "Mariage des Indiens du Panama". (6-10) Pieter van der Aa (1657-1733) (ed.). Series of 20 engr. on 5 double-folio lvs. (incl. 1 duplicate) from La galerie agréable du monde. Leyden, P. van der Aa, ca. 1720-30. All w. engr. captions in French, numb. in manuscript 24c, 33a (2x), 34c and 42b. Occas. imperfections on/ near central folds. All 20 engr. printed from separate plates and within separately engr. borders. Incl. a.o.: "Boisson d'essai des Floridains"; "Maniere des Indiens sur la construction de leurs canoes"; "Comme les Indiens coupent & traittent le sucre"; "Manieres diverses des Indiens sur le passage des rivieres"; and "Cruauté des Espagnols en punissant leurs esclaves".

(total 30 engr. on 10 lvs.)

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