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Auction 186, Lot 827


"Discovering the New World - Based on the Works of Theodore de Bry",

Subject: References, de Bry

Period: 1976 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.6 x 12.1 inches
21.8 x 30.7 cm
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This is the first U.S. edition of this beautifully illustrated book. The author, Michael Alexander, has compiled an extensive collection of reproduced images from De Bry's Grand Voyages. The text that accompanied the images has been translated into English, and reflects De Bry's sympathetic opinions of the people he encountered during his time in the New World. 224 pp., London edition, printed by Chromoworks. Hardbound in laurel green cloth with gilt title on spine and a pictorial dust jacket.


Condition: A

Contents are in excellent condition, and dust jacket has a few small tears and abrasions.

Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $160

Closed on 2/9/2022