London, South Kensington
29 April 2004
[MONTANUS, Arnoldus (1625?-83). America: being the Latest and most Accurate Description of the New World, translated by John Ogilby, London: By the Author, 1671]. 2° (408 x 263mm.) Engraved plates, maps and portraits, mostly double-page. (Lacks all before p.43 and all after p.646, some tears, oilstain in upper margins at the end.) Disbound. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. A translation of Arnold Montanus's De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld, with additions concerning New England, New France, Maryland and Virginia. Sabin 50089; Wing O-165.
Together with 53 disbound plates from Cook's second voyage (rather stained and with frayed edges). Sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return.
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