Dec 08, 2015 - Sale 2401

Sale 2401 - Lot 2

Price Realized: $ 12,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
DE BRY, THEODOR; and WHITE, JOHN. Americae pars, Nunc Virginia dicta primum ab Anglis inventa. Double-page engraved map. 330x435 mm, ample margins; very slight offsetting. Beautiful example. [Frankfurt, 1590]

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The first map to name the Chesapeake Bay. The first map with "Virginia" in the title. The first map showing in accurate detail any part of what is now the United States. Second state, with the "C" in Chesepiooc engraved over the erroneous "E". Burden 76.