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de Bry, Theodor (1528-1598) Single Leaf, View of the Roanoke, Virginia Settlement [from] America , c. 1590.

Auction:
2900T
Lot:
1166
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2900T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

de Bry, Theodor (1528-1598) Single Leaf, View of the Roanoke, Virginia Settlement [from] America, c. 1590. Single leaf from a German edition of the book, the engraving by Flemish master engraver de Bry after Roanoke colonist, artist, and governor of the "Lost Colony," John White (c. 1540-c. 1593), showing the Roanoke island settlement, Albemarle Sound, the outer banks, and mainland, including four sinking boats in "Trinity Harbor," and a sea monster; text printed in German, in gothic fraktur type; page 228 from the original book, matted and framed, 12 1/4 x 8 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Bry, Fraktur, John White, Missing people, Roanoke, Roanoke Island, Roanoke, Virginia, Theodor de Bry

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