Auction 122, Lot 8

"Scheeps-Togt van Martin Pringe, Gedaan in 't Jaar 1603. Van Bristol na 't Noorder-gedeelte van Virginien", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1706 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.5 x 12 inches
19.1 x 30.5 cm

An uncommon title page is from Peter van der Aa's pamphlet on Martin Pring's voyage to New England in 1603. This was included in a series on famous voyages published by Van der Aa. The illustration shows the Earth being unveiled by allegorical figures and was beautifully engraved by J. Goeree.

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Condition: A

A little faint damp stain in the blank lower margin - not affecting the image.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/5/2007

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