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Number: 3285
Continent: Africa
Region: West
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Year of Origin: 1609
Title: XXII. Regiae in Guinea Sepulturae Repraesentatio.
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Language: Latin
Publish Origin: Frankfurt
Height: 14.0
Width: 18.0
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Size Class.: Medium
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Publisher: Theodor De Bry
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Notes: [Joppen] Engraved scene of Headhunters in Guinea, according to Theodore de Bry, who was a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work, which comprised a total of fifty-four parts when it was completed in 1630. The publication is in two series, denoted the Grands Voyages and the Petit Voyages. A German edition of the Petit Voyages was published in 1599 in Frankfurt am Main. A second German edition came out in 1616. Latin editions were published in 1609 and 1629
Last updated: Dec 11, 2017