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Auction 179, Lot 889


"A Brief and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia - A Study of the de Bry Engravings",

Subject: References, Virginia, de Bry

Period: 1989 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.2 x 11.7 inches
20.8 x 29.7 cm
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This informative reference was written by map dealer W. John Faupel and published by Antique Atlas Publications. The 87 page book examines all of the engravings issued in Part 1 of de Bry's Grand Voyages including 22 plates related to Virginia Natives, John White's map entitled Americae pars, Nunc Virginia, and the engraving of Adam & Eve. Each plate is thoroughly described along with useful information to identify the various states/editions. Bound in stiff glossy pictorial wrappers.


Condition: A

Contents are clean and tight. Covers have minor shelf wear.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/16/2020