"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.