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Auction 106, Lot 553

"[Petits Voyages, Part V] Funffter Theil Der Orientalischen Indien…", Bry, Theodore de

Subject: Exploration

Period: 1601 (dated)


Color: Black & White

8 x 12.2 inches
20.3 x 31 cm
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Complete unbound Part V of De Bry's Petits Voyages consisting of 66 pp. German text, title page and all 20 plates. This part contains the expeditions of the Dutch to the East Indies, including stops in Mauritius, Madera, the Moluccas, Amboy, Banda, Bantan, etc. Besides depictions of those places, they include various games and horsemanship, sailing ships, native canoes, Moluccan swordplay, elephants, native menageries, etc. The plates each have printed text at the bottom with blank versos. A superb set of plates that could easily be rebound if desired.

References: Church #234.

Condition: A

Overall very good with little toning or foxing. A few scattered tiny wormholes, mostly in text.

Estimate: $1,400 - $1,600


Closed on 3/3/2004