Jun 06, 2013 - Sale 2317

Sale 2317 - Lot 43

Price Realized: $ 8,400
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
DE BRY, THEODORE. Americae pars, nunc Virginia. Double-page engraved map, 305x410 mm, ample margins; hand-colored; lower left corner repaired with border elements supplied in facsimile, other expert repairs at margins, one very small repaired hole if upper right quadrant, moderate toning overall; archivally hinged along top edge to larger sheet; framed. Frankfurt, 1590

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Second state. "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 accuarte map drawn in the sixteenth century of any part of that continent"--Burden 76.