N08811

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Lot 6
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Bry, Theodore de

Estimate
6,000 - 8,000 USD
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Description

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Occidentalis Americae partis, vel earum Regionum quas Christophorus Columbus primu[m] detexit ... [Frankfurt:] Bry, 1594



Engraved map (13 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.; 350 x 450 mm); formerly folded, a small crease from the printer in the lower center, small tear in lower edge entering image mended, ink marks on verso crossing out an old ownership stamp and adding a price.

Literature

Burden 83

Catalogue Note

A superb copy, a clean dark impression of this beautiful map showing the Caribbean Islands, Florida, and portions of Central and South America, from the fourth part of de Bry's Grand Voyages. The map accompanied the account of Benzoni's travels in these waters between 1541 and 1556.
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