Auction 107, Lot 649

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

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1965 (published)

Publication: Duell, Sloan & Pearch (publisher)


9.2 x 12.1 inches
23.4 x 30.7 cm

First revised edition. History of the first French and English settlements in North America from eyewitness accounts including those of John White and Le Moyne. Heavily illustrated 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 in color and B/W, with illustrated endpapers. Hardbound, 292 pages with index and bibliography and dust jacket.


Condition: A

Dust jacket with some sunning and a little rubbing.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $30

Closed on 6/9/2004