This 136+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso of this wood engraving.
This piece was illustrated by Riou, Edouard . Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: rock, mineral, M. Paul Marcoy, journey, South America, Andean civilizations, highlands, Ancient Peru, Inca Empire
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Type: Original Engraving