Auction 353 Old & Rare Books - General History & Topography

AMERICA -- BRY, Th. de / Ph. ZIEGLER. America, Das ist, Erfindung und Offenbahrung der Newen Welt, deroselbigen Völcker Gestalt, Sitten, Gebräuch, Policey und Gottesdienst, in dreyßig vornemste Schifffahrten kürztlich unnd ordentlich zusammengefaßet und mit seinen Marginalien unnd Register erkläret. Frankfurt, N. Hoffmann for J. Th. de Bry 1617. (16), 433, (9) pp. W. 2 engr. ti., engr. coat of arms, & 132 engrs. (incl. 1 full-p. of Adam & Eve). Fol. No bind. (All maps lack, last blank lacks, part of first engr. ti. torn off, num. leaves torn/parts of leaves torn off (text missing)/rep. w. mending tape in num. places, severely wormholed in places (espec. in margins), browned/foxed/stained, but with all the text-engrs. (8 engrs. rep. w. mending-tape)).

Only edition of the German compendium of De Bry's 'Great Voyages'. - VD17 23:232405Q; Sabin III, p. 59. Borba de Moraes II, 956 :"This beautiful book is a résumé of the first nine parts of the De Bry collection of voyages. It contains the American voyages of Hans Staden and Léty on pp. 114-171. It is a very rare book". - Sold w.a.f., not subject to return.

€ 2400

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