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OGILBY, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most...

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OGILBY, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most...

Schätzpreis
8.000 $ - 12.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:
10.625 $
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OGILBY, John (1600-1676). America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World . London: Printed by the Author 1671. The first English edition, complete with Arx Carolina and map of Virginia and Florida. Ogilby intended his unacknowledged translation of Montanus's De nieuwe en Onbekeende Weereld , published in Amsterdam the same year, to be the second volume in his "English Atlas" series. Ogilby's additions included supplementary information on New England, New France, Maryland and Virginia, compiled mainly from English sources. Most of the plates were reprinted from the original Dutch plates, which provide vivid illustrations of the New World. This copy does not include the Barbados map added to some copies. Borba de Moraes, p. 626; JCB III, pp. 227-8; Palau 177493; Sabin 50089; Wing O165. Folio (416 x 265mm). Engraved additional title; 56 engraved views, portraits, and maps, of which 50 are double-page or folding, numerous engravings throughout text (occasional even toning). Contemporary calf (joints split, corners showing, losses to leather surface).

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 27
Auktion:
Datum:
14.06.2018
Auktionshaus:
Christie's
New York
Beschreibung:

OGILBY, John (1600-1676). America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World . London: Printed by the Author 1671. The first English edition, complete with Arx Carolina and map of Virginia and Florida. Ogilby intended his unacknowledged translation of Montanus's De nieuwe en Onbekeende Weereld , published in Amsterdam the same year, to be the second volume in his "English Atlas" series. Ogilby's additions included supplementary information on New England, New France, Maryland and Virginia, compiled mainly from English sources. Most of the plates were reprinted from the original Dutch plates, which provide vivid illustrations of the New World. This copy does not include the Barbados map added to some copies. Borba de Moraes, p. 626; JCB III, pp. 227-8; Palau 177493; Sabin 50089; Wing O165. Folio (416 x 265mm). Engraved additional title; 56 engraved views, portraits, and maps, of which 50 are double-page or folding, numerous engravings throughout text (occasional even toning). Contemporary calf (joints split, corners showing, losses to leather surface).

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 27
Auktion:
Datum:
14.06.2018
Auktionshaus:
Christie's
New York
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