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Lot 0032
  • Map: The French Left in Fort Charles Suffer from Scarcity of Provisions
  • Cartographer: Theodor de Bry
  • Place & Date: Frankfurt / 1590
  • Size: 9" x 13 1/4" (overall sheet)
  • Condition: b&w as published; margins trimmed close; text block extensively, but well repaired

    Plate VII from Part II of de Bry's Grands Voyages chronicling the French colonial attempts in Florida in the 1560s. The plates are based on Le Moyne's famous drawings of the French expeditions and the customs of Florida natives. In Plate VII, the French, lacking provisions, seek assistance from King Ovade. They discover a fresh-water stream with large crocodiles and banks covered with cypresses. The king greets them kindly and has the French boat loaded with food supplies.

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  • Location: This item ships from New York

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  • Condition

    b&w as published; margins trimmed close; text block extensively, but well repaired?

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    de Bry: Antique View of French Florida Colony, 1590

    Estimate $90 - $100Dec 20, 2017
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert