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[Americana] Early American History

Lot 0031 Details

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Benzoni, Girolamo; Theodor de Bry. AMERICAE DAS FUENFFTE BUCH…. Frankfurt, 1613. 12.25" x 8.75". In two parts (second part with separate title-page): 115 pp.+ 1 double-page map; [2], xxii leaves (plates). Includes engraved title (a cancel, with slip laid on), portrait of Columbus, double-page map, and 22 numbered leaves of plates with text captions. Final blank lacking. Second part with separate title-page, numerous woodcut initials and headpieces throughout. Bound in modern full calf, modern endpapers, housed in custom clamshell case (red coth with label gilt.) ************** Second edition of the 5th volume of Theodore de Bry and Girolamo Benzoni’s Grand Voyages. The engraved plates in the second part illustrate the stories describing encounters with natives, including: a revolt of the population of S. Dominicae against the Spanish in 1512, segregation of African slaves on Hispaniola, confrontation with native Americans in Florida, and numerous others.
Condition
Signatures a1-a4 with old paper reinforcement to gutters and some margins (obscuring a few letters in some cases), map cropped approximately 1"-1.5" from margins (laid down and mounted on old paper stub), foxing and toning to text throughout, a few notes/marks in early ink in various places.
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[Americana] Early American History

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000
Mar 28, 2020
Starting Price $1,000
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0031: [Americana] Early American History

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Est. $2,000 - $3,000Starting Price $1,000
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Lot 0031 Details

Description
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Benzoni, Girolamo; Theodor de Bry. AMERICAE DAS FUENFFTE BUCH…. Frankfurt, 1613. 12.25" x 8.75". In two parts (second part with separate title-page): 115 pp.+ 1 double-page map; [2], xxii leaves (plates). Includes engraved title (a cancel, with slip laid on), portrait of Columbus, double-page map, and 22 numbered leaves of plates with text captions. Final blank lacking. Second part with separate title-page, numerous woodcut initials and headpieces throughout. Bound in modern full calf, modern endpapers, housed in custom clamshell case (red coth with label gilt.) ************** Second edition of the 5th volume of Theodore de Bry and Girolamo Benzoni’s Grand Voyages. The engraved plates in the second part illustrate the stories describing encounters with natives, including: a revolt of the population of S. Dominicae against the Spanish in 1512, segregation of African slaves on Hispaniola, confrontation with native Americans in Florida, and numerous others.
Condition
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Signatures a1-a4 with old paper reinforcement to gutters and some margins (obscuring a few letters in some cases), map cropped approximately 1"-1.5" from margins (laid down and mounted on old paper stub), foxing and toning to text throughout, a few notes/marks in early ink in various places.

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