Jun 07, 2017 - Sale 2450

Sale 2450 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
DE BRY, THEODORE. America Sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris. Double-page engraved map of the Americas. 13 3/4x16 3/4 inches sheet size, ample margins; several pinpoint wormholes in margins, light areas of minor discoloration. Frankfurt, 1596

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Attractive example of an important map of the Western Hemisphere originally published in Part Six of de Bry's Grand Voyages at the close of the sixteenth century. The single hemispheric presentation is fully decorated in the borders with standing portraits of Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, Ferdinand Magellan and Francisco Pizarro. Burden 91.