Auction 103, Lot 640

"The New World: The First Pictures of America", Lorant, Stefan

Subject: History - Colonial North America

Period: 1965 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9.5 x 12.25 inches
24.1 x 31.1 cm

History of the first French and English settlements on eastern North American seaboards from eyewitness accounts including those of John White and Le Moyne. Heavily illustrated in b/w and color with the water colors of John White (1585), de Bry's engravings of the Virginia and Florida settlements, and excerpts from Thomas Hariot's "New Found Land of Virginia" (1588). Illustrated endpapers. Hard bound, 292 pp., index, bibliography.


Condition: A

Generally good, with light shelf wear to pictorial wrappers, now in protective sleeve. Contents fine.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $30

Closed on 6/11/2003