Auction 108, Lot 689

"[Lot of 2] The New World The First Picture of America [and] Laudonniere & Fort Caroline History and Documents",

Subject: History - Colonial America




See Description

Two interesting books covering the history of early French and English settlements in North America. First, by Stefan Lorant, Duell, Loan & Pearce, NY, 1965, 292 pp., index bibliography, heavily illustrated in BW and color with 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). Small folio, hardbound with dust jacket. Second, by Charles E. Bennett, University of Florida Press, 1964, 191 pp., illustrated in BW. 8vo, hardbound without dust jacket.


Condition: A

#1 dust jacket faded. #2 ex-lib with stamps on endpapers and edges.

Estimate: $40 - $60

Sold for: $0

Closed on 9/29/2004