Auction 353 Old & Rare Books - General History & Topography
1050

AMERICA -- BRY, Th. de. Das vierdte Buch von der neuwen Welt. Frankf. am Main, D. de Bry (J. Feyrabend), (1594). (20) 141 pp. W. 2 engr. ti., engr. w. coat of arms (w. virtues), engr. map of the West-Indies, engr. text-ill. of Columbus led by marine deities, engr. text-ill. of world map with medallion portraits of Columbus and Vespucci & 24 engr. plates w. captions. Fol. Mod. hcf. extra w. red cf. label. (Lower margin of map cut short (affecting the decorative border), small repair to v° of map, margins stained in places, browned/foxed in places as usual, last blank (=F6) lacks, lower blank outer corner of last lvs. repaired, but still a good and complete copy).

Rare first German edition of volume 4 of Theodor de Bry's 'Great Voyages'. Volume 4 contains Benzoni's account of his fifteen years of travel in the Isthmus of Panama and Guatemala. - Church 183; Sabin III, p. 52. - Ex libris H.G. Roederstein.

€ 4000

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