Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 265

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
OGILBY, JOHN. America: Being the Latest and Most Accurate Description of the New World. Engraved allegorical frontispiece, letterpress title in red and black, 18 double-page or folding engraved maps (of 19, lacking Virginia and Florida), 31 double-page or folding engraved views, 6 full-page engraved portraits, [x], 674 pages with numerous engraved in-text illustrations (without final leaf of Directions); variant pages 197-200 in larger type without illustration. Folio, 16x10 1/2 inches, contemporary calf boards, needs binding; general browning, several maps with splits or separations at fold lines, Arx Carolina plate with tape repair at lower centerfold, early inscription in ink to frontis. sold as is. London: for the author, 1671