Dec 05, 2013 - Sale 2334

Sale 2334 - Lot 51

Price Realized: $ 13,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
CARTOGRAPHIC MILESTONE DE BRY, THEODORE. Americae pars, Nunc Virginia dicta primum ab Anglis inventa. Double-page engraved map, 310x425 mm, wide margins; pair of insignificant wormholes in lower margin, very minor staining along bottom edge of lower margin. Lovely copy. Frankfurt, 1590

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Second state of this lovely map. "Theodore de Bry's map of Virginia, after John White, is one of the most significant cartographical milestones in colonial North American history. It was the most accurate map drawn in the sixteenth century of any part of that continent"--Burden 76.