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GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [The French reach Port Royal].

GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. -  [The French reach Port Royal].
[The French reach Port Royal]. - GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
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Title : [The French reach Port Royal]..
Map maker : GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY..
Date : Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633.
Size : 6.0 x 8.3 inches. / 15.2 x 21.2 cm.
Colouring : Uncoloured.

Description :Scarce print with a German text sheet. When the French arrived, they called it Portuus Regalis or Port Royal because of its size and beauty. There they brought in the sails and dropped anchor in ten fathoms.
When the captain and his soldiers went ashore, they declared it to be a fine place because there were oaks, cedars and many other trees growing there. (Port Royal, is either Port Royal Sound or St. Helena Sound in South Carolina). From de Bry's "Great American Voyages".

Johann Theodor de Bry (1561-1623) was born in LiŤge in 1561, the eldest son of the engraver and publisher Theodor de Bry. It was from his father that Johann learned his craft, producing both engravings and etchings.
In 1588, the Lutheran De Bry family settled in Frankfurt am Main, a safe haven for Lutherans at this time of religious discord. Together with his father and brother (Johann IsraŽl de Bry), Johann published two popular emblem books.
He also produced engravings from celebrated contemporary painters. De Bry died in Frankfurt in 1623.

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Condition : Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Right margin slightly cropped. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text on verso.


ID: 39919

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