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Auction 190, Lot 748


"The New World - The First Pictures of America Made by John White and Jacques Le Moyne and Engraved by Theodore De Bry...", Lorant, Stefan

Subject: References, North America

Period: 1946 (published)


Color: Printed Color

9.2 x 12.3 inches
23.4 x 31.2 cm
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This is a fascinating history of the first French and English settlements on the eastern North American seaboards from eyewitness accounts, including those of John White and Le Moyne. Heavily illustrated in black & white and color 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). 292 pages, index, bibliography. First edition, Duell, Sloan & Pearce, NY. Hardbound in beige linen with gilt title and illustration on front cover.


Condition: A

Just a hint of toning to the text.

Estimate: $40 - $60

Sold for: $23

Closed on 11/16/2022