Lot n° 15
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: 11 700EUR
[AMERICA]. OGILBY (John) & MONTANUS (Anoldus).... - Lot 15 - Daguerre
[AMERICA]. OGILBY (John) & MONTANUS (Anoldus). America: being the latest, and most accurate
Description of the New World ; containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages thither.
The Conquest of the vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and other large Provinces and Territories, with the several
European Plantations in those Parts. Also their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their
Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents . Collected from most
Authentick Authors  by John Ogilby. London, Printed by the Author, 1671. In-folio, fawn calf, gilt filets and cold-stamped lace scroll framing the boards, spine with ornamented nerves (English binding early 19th c.).
First English edition of MONTANUS' text (Die nieuwe en onbekende Weereld. Amsterdam, 1671), edited by
by OGILBY with numerous additions.
An allegorical title-frontispiece, 44 plates on 49 double-pages (views or maps, including THE FIRST VIEW OF
NEW YORK), six portraits and 66 figures engraved in the text. (The number of engravings varies from copy to copy.)
Corners dulled, hinges cracked and second board detached.
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