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Ogilby, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inha

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3176B
Lot:
201
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Ogilby, John (1600-1676) America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages thither. London: by the Author, 1671. Folio, engraved frontispiece, title page printed in red and black, illustrated with eighteen folding and double-page maps; four full-page engraved portraits of explorers, twenty-seven double page plates, two folding views, and approximately sixty-six text engravings, possibly lacking five plates based on the directions to the binder at the end, a book with complicated collation, some water staining, front edge soft, bound in later half blue leather and cloth boards, 16 x 10 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

[frontispiece], A-K4, L-X6, Y4, Z6, Aa-Zz6, Aaa-Ooo6, Ppp4.


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London, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Folio, Graphic design, Print production, Printing, Publishing, Visual arts

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