Lot 1142
  • 1142

WOOD, WILLIAM. NEW ENGLAND'S PROSPECT. LONDON: 1635

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20,000 - 30,000 USD
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  • New Englands Prospect. A True, Lively and Experimentall Description of that Part of America, commonly called New England ... Laying down that which may both enrich the knowledge of the mind-travelling Reader, or benefit the future Voyager. London: Printed by Thomas Cotes for John Bellamie, 1635
4to (185 x 132 mm). Folding woodcut map of "The South part of New- England, as it is Planted this yeare, 1635." Woodcut and typographic headpieces, woodcut initials; title page with very minor restoration to corners, a few small spots of loss to map repaired, margin of map shaved a bit close just touching the topmost edge of a few letters in the title. Gilt-paneled red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Card slipcase.
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