Lot 29: DANCKERTS, JUSTUS. Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Americae Descriptio.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: DANCKERTS, JUSTUS. Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Americae Descriptio. Double-page engraved map of the Americas. 21 1/2x24 1/4 inches sheet size, ample margins; minor expert strengthening to centerfold. Amsterdam, circa 1680
Notes: A handsome map by Danckerts with cartography based on that of De Wit''s 1675 map of the same title. Uncommon, with Burden noting that only "a handful of examples" of Danckert''s atlas from this early period are extant. Burden II 527 (State 1).