Auction 97, Lot 589

"The New World: The First Pictures of America", Lorant, Stefan

Subject: American History

Period: 1946 (published)



9.2 x 12.1 inches
23.4 x 30.7 cm

First edition. History of the first French and English settlements on eastern North American seaboards from eyewitness accounts including those of John White and Le Moyne. Heavily illustrated 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). Illustrated in color and B & W, with illustrated endpapers. Hard bound, 292 pages with index and bibliography.


Condition: A

Missing dust jacket. Lightly rubbed on spine, contents clean, evenly age toned.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 12/5/2001