Auction 110, Lot 754

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

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1946 (published)



9.2 x 12.1 inches
23.4 x 30.7 cm

First edition. 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 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.


Condition: A

Dust jacket has some chips and some wear, book is in excellent condition.

Estimate: $75 - $100


Closed on 3/2/2005