Auction 95, Lot 359

"Entwerffung der Festung Carlsburg genannt [plate X]", Bry, Theodore de

Subject: Florida

Period: 1591 (circa)

Publication: Grand Voyages, Part II

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.5 x 5.7 inches
21.6 x 14.5 cm

From Part II detailing the French adventures in Florida between 1562-65. The illustration shows the completed Fort Caroline that was built on an island in the river they named the May. The fort was laid out in a triangular format and constructed of mounded earth and logs. On a full sheet of German text.

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Condition: A

Evenly toned with soiled margins.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $300

Closed on 6/13/2001

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