[Geneva: Pellet, c.1780.]
Engraving with large margins. 280 x 215mm (11 x 8½").
The capture of the Aztec king Montezuma by the Spanish. A plate from the Abbé Raynal's 'Histoire philosophique et politique des établissemens des Européens dans les deux Indes', a study of colonialism heavily influenced by the Englightenment, banned in his native France in 1779.
[Ref: 31840] £180.00