Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 268

Price Realized: $ 30,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000
ROBYN, JACOB; after ROGGEVEEN, ARENT. [The First Part of the Burning Fen, Discovering the Whole West-Indies, the Continent and the Islands, Beginning from Rio Amasones, and Ending On the North of Terra Nova.] Without title or preliminaries, 26 (of 31) double-page engraved charts, 1 full-page engraved chart, 1-62 (of 67) pages of English text with woodcut coastal elevations and harbor plans. Folio, 17 1/2x11 1/2 inches, disbound in a worn contemporary calf binding; staining and browning, map of Cape Cod with some losses. sold as is. Amsterdam, circa 1680

Additional Details

Robyn edition of Roggeveen's important atlas of coastal charts pertaining to the New World with english text. Presently lacking are maps 26 (Virginia), 27 (New Jersey), 28 (Long Island), 30 (Bermuda) and 31 (Canada/Grand Banks). Sabin 72763; Burden 448-454.