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OGILBY, JOHN. America: being the latest, and most accurate description of the New World. London: Printed by the Author 1671. Folio, 401 x 260 mm. (15 13/16 x 10¼ in.), old calf gilt, rebacked with reversed calf, binding badly worn, letterpress title ...

Auction 08.11.1996
08.11.1996
Schätzpreis
5.500 $ - 7.500 $
Zuschlagspreis:
9.200 $
Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 108

OGILBY, JOHN. America: being the latest, and most accurate description of the New World. London: Printed by the Author 1671. Folio, 401 x 260 mm. (15 13/16 x 10¼ in.), old calf gilt, rebacked with reversed calf, binding badly worn, letterpress title ...

Auction 08.11.1996
08.11.1996
Schätzpreis
5.500 $ - 7.500 $
Zuschlagspreis:
9.200 $
Beschreibung:

OGILBY, JOHN. America: being the latest, and most accurate description of the New World. London: Printed by the Author 1671. Folio, 401 x 260 mm. (15 13/16 x 10¼ in.), old calf gilt, rebacked with reversed calf, binding badly worn, letterpress title torn and repaired, general map torn at folds, Nova Mexico plate browned and torn, Jamaica map with single fold tear, Chili map torn at platemark. Aa5 with small hole catching seven words, Bb6 torn, edges darkened and brittle, lacks the "Arx Carolina" and "Virginia pars Australis & Florida" plates. Second Edition, engraved allegorical title, letterpress title in red and black, one engraved historiated headpiece and initial, folding engraved general map of America, 48 double-page engraved plates (3 folding), including 17 maps (the remaining 31 mostly comprising town views), 6 portraits and 66 text engravings. Borba de Moraes [1983], p. 626; Sabin 50089; Wing O-165. A translation of Arnold Montanus, De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld (see lot 106), but with additions concerning New England, New France, Maryland and Virginia. Ogilby projected an English Atlas series and America is its second publication which also included Africa, Asia and Britannia.

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 108
Auktion:
Datum:
08.11.1996
Auktionshaus:
Christie's
New York, Park Avenue
Beschreibung:

OGILBY, JOHN. America: being the latest, and most accurate description of the New World. London: Printed by the Author 1671. Folio, 401 x 260 mm. (15 13/16 x 10¼ in.), old calf gilt, rebacked with reversed calf, binding badly worn, letterpress title torn and repaired, general map torn at folds, Nova Mexico plate browned and torn, Jamaica map with single fold tear, Chili map torn at platemark. Aa5 with small hole catching seven words, Bb6 torn, edges darkened and brittle, lacks the "Arx Carolina" and "Virginia pars Australis & Florida" plates. Second Edition, engraved allegorical title, letterpress title in red and black, one engraved historiated headpiece and initial, folding engraved general map of America, 48 double-page engraved plates (3 folding), including 17 maps (the remaining 31 mostly comprising town views), 6 portraits and 66 text engravings. Borba de Moraes [1983], p. 626; Sabin 50089; Wing O-165. A translation of Arnold Montanus, De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld (see lot 106), but with additions concerning New England, New France, Maryland and Virginia. Ogilby projected an English Atlas series and America is its second publication which also included Africa, Asia and Britannia.

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 108
Auktion:
Datum:
08.11.1996
Auktionshaus:
Christie's
New York, Park Avenue
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