• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 107

    BRY, Johann Theodor de (1561-1623). Dritte Buch Americae, darinn Brasilia durch Johann Staden von Homberg auss Hessen auss eigener Erfahrung in Teutsch beschrieben. Frankfurt: Theodor de Bry, 1593. 2 parts in one volume, 2° (320 x 223mm). Titles to both parts with engraved architectural border, folding engraved map, 2 full-page and 36 half-page engraved illustrations by Dieterich Bry. (Map cropped with loss near bottom margin and laid down, showing smaller losses elsewhere, small abrasion to engraving of Adam and Eve, M3-4 of part one with internal tears causing slight loss, H1-Y3 of part two with growing worm track affecting text and a few illustrations, persistent dampstaining, soiling and browning.) Modern brown half morocco.

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    BRY, Johann Theodor de (1561-1623). Dritte Buch Americae, darinn Brasilia durch Johann Staden von Homberg auss Hessen auss eigener Erfahrung in Teutsch beschrieben. Frankfurt: Theodor de Bry, 1593. 2 parts in one volume, 2° (320 x 223mm). Titles to both parts with engraved architectural border, folding engraved map, 2 full-page and 36 half-page engraved illustrations by Dieterich Bry. (Map cropped with loss near bottom margin and laid down, showing smaller losses elsewhere, small abrasion to engraving of Adam and Eve, M3-4 of part one with internal tears causing slight loss, H1-Y3 of part two with growing worm track affecting text and a few illustrations, persistent dampstaining, soiling and browning.) Modern brown half morocco.

    FIRST GERMAN EDITION of the third part of the Great Voyages with the accounts of Johann van Staden and Jean de Léry who visited Brazil during the 1540s and 1550s.


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