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(SALE) Bry, Th. De /Americae pars.. / Virtual Map Fair

€2,100.00

Description: Bry, Th. De
Title "Americae pars magis cognita"
Year 1592
Description This vivid, rare map features what are now the Southern United States, Central America, and South America. Intricate designs include two decorative cartouches on the lower left and right corners, a ship, a whale, two compass roses, a coat of arms, and a cherub holding a scroll. The map appears in the third part of de Brys Grand Voyages, which provides travel accounts of Johann van Staden and Jean de Lery during the 1540s and 1550s. The Florida peninsula is based off Jacques Le Moyne’s cartography, and the coast of Chile features an exaggerated bulge that was discontinued in Abraham Ortelius’s cartography in 1587.De Bry’s Grand Voyages, an illustrated collection of accounts of the Americas, defined the early European picture of the New World.
Speciality From the 3rd book of Th. De Bry
Dimensions 36 x 44
Condition Missing parts perfectly restored
Coloring colored
Technique Copper print
Place of Issue Frankfurt on Main
PRICE REDUCED FROM EURO 2600.- TO EURO 2100.-. COSTS ARE EXTRA.
  • Number: 1170163
  • Dealer: Adina Sommer Germany







 
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