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Auction 109, Lot 806

"North America A Sixteenth-Century View", Thevet, Andre

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1986 (published)

Publication: McGill-Queen's University Press

Color: Black & White

6.4 x 9.2 inches
16.3 x 23.4 cm

Thevet was one of the most widely traveled Frenchmen of the sixteenth century. He served four consecutive French kings, beginning with Henry II, as the Royal Cosmographer. Thevet's writings on North America provide a fascinating record of the period and an invaluable perspective on the events and opinions of the time. A valuable read for collectors of early maps. First Edition. 8vo. 292pp. Black-and-white illustrations including maps, and color frontispiece. Hardbound in charcoal cloth with pictorial dust jacket.


Condition: A+

Nearly new.

Estimate: $35 - $45

Sold for: $0

Closed on 12/1/2004