Jul 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2540 - Exhibition Hours

Sale 2540 - Lot 202

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
SMITH, JOHN, Captain; after. New England. Die Mercklichsten Dheile... Aus Gezeichnet und Beschrieben Durch Haubtman Johan Schmidt. Engraved small folio map of New England. 12 3/4x15 inches sheet size, wide margins; original folds flattened, archival strengthening at center, faint spot at middle right margin. Frankfurt: Levinus Hulsius, 1617

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Fine example of Captain Smith's foundational mapping of northern New England, here re-engraved and translated into German by Levinus Hulsius one year after the first London edition was printed. Burden 190.