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Item #31065 America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region. John OGILBY, Arnoldus, MONTANUS, Publisher, c.
America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region
America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region
America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region
America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region
America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region
America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region
America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region
America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region
America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region

America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World; Containing the Original of the Inhabitants, and the Remarkable Voyages Thither. The Conquests of the Vast Empires of Mexico and Peru, and Other Large Provinces and Territories, with the Several European Plantations in Those Parts. Also Their Cities, Fortresses, Towns, Temples, Mountains, and Rivers. Their Habits, Customs, Manners, and Religions. Their Plants, Beasts, Birds, and Serpents. With an Appendix, Containing, Besides Several Other Considerable Additions, a Brief Survey of What Hath Been Discovered of the Unknown South-Land and the Arctick Region

London: Printed by the Author, and are to be had at his House in White Fryers, 1671. Folio. (15 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches). First edition, first issue. [X1] A-Ppp4. [10] 1-674 [2]. 686 pp. 57 maps, plates, and portraits, including 6 single-page portraits, 32 double-page or folding views, and 18 folding maps; with 66 in-text engraved illustrations and woodcut initials and head and tailpieces. Engraved frontispiece. Title printed red and black. Catalog of authors. Table of contents. First book: Chapters I-III, Second book: Chapters I-XVIII. Third book: Chapters I-IX. Appendix Chapters I-V. List of Plates.

Expertly bound to style in period quarter calf with tips on marbled paper boards, six raised bands forming seven gilt-ruled compartments on spine with gilt-lettered red morocco lettering-piece in second

First edition, first issue of Ogilby's important work; this example with the rare map of Barbados.

America is Ogilby's English translation of Arnold Montanus's De Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld [The New and Unknown World] published in the same year, but with a number of additions concerning New England, New France, Maryland, and Virginia. America is divided into three books and an appendix: the first gives an overall survey of the most important voyages and expeditions to the Americas; the second book describes Mexico, the Caribbean, Bermuda, and North America; the third covers South America; and the appendix includes a miscellany of information, including notes on the "Unknown South-Land," the Arctic region, and the search for the Northwest Passage. Ogilby's work is the second appearance of the rare and important map, "Nova Terrae-Mariae Tabula." This map is the first to focus on Maryland and was of great significance in border disputes with Pennsylvania, where the map was used as evidence by the family of William Penn against the Calvert family, the proprietors of Maryland, because the map showed the 40th parallel too far south. The dispute was ultimately resolved in the 1750s and resulted in the surveys by Mason and Dixon. The present copy is an example of the first issue, complete with the "Arx Carolina" view and the "Virginia pars Australis and Florida" map.

Arents 315A. Baer (Md) 70A-C. Borba de Moraes II, 626. Church 613. European Americana 671/204-207. JCB III, 227-228. Sabin 50089. Stokes VI, p.262. Van Eerde, John Ogilby and the Taste of His Times, p.107. Wing O-165.

Item #31065

Price: $36,000.00