Auction 99, Lot 653

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

Subject: History - American

Period: 1946 (published)

Publication: Duell, Sloan & Pearce


9.5 x 12.3 inches
24.1 x 31.2 cm

History of the first French and English settlements on the eastern seaboard 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. First edition, 292 pp, index, bibliography. Hardcover edition in slipcase with paper label.


Condition: A

Contents fine. Slipcase rubbed and shelf worn.

Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $65

Closed on 6/12/2002