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Auction 98, Lot 506

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

Subject: American History

Period: 1965 (published)

Publication: Duell, Sloan & Pearch (publisher)


9.2 x 12.1 inches
23.4 x 30.7 cm
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First revised 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: B

Dust jacket torn with water stain. Cover bumped, interior is fine.

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $25

Closed on 3/6/2002