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Montanus, Arnoldus (1625?-83)

Auction:
2167
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

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Auction:
Sale #2167 - 2167
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 26, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

Montanus, Arnoldus (1625?-83), America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World...Empires of Mexico and Peru...Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns...etc, London, 1671, translated by John Ogilby and printed by the author, folio, old calf, three books in one volume, with engraved frontispiece, four of six portrait engravings, forty-one double page views and folding maps and sixty-four small engraved vignettes inserted into text, (shaken, first signature sprung, upper marginal waterstaining, some wear). Sabin 50089. Wing O-165.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Mexico, John Ogilby, London, Book design, Engraving, Folio, Printing, Printmaking