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America sive novus orbis respectu Europaeorum inferior globi terrestris pars 1596.
Selling price: $6200
Newfoundland is depicted as a single island based on the information of Cornelis Claesz and Lasso.
Most significantly, this is the first Western Hemisphere map to incorporate the White - le Moyne cartography in Virginia.
The map appeared in Part VI of the Grand Voyages, which is the last part actually issued by de Bry (Parts VII to XII appeared only after his death). De Bry's map achieved a cartographic success that eluded de Jode, Wytfliet and others who tried to incorporate the new knowledge gained from the maps of White for Virginia and Le Moyne for Florida and who included between the areas covered by those maps the conception of the east coast from earlier Spanish maps (e.g. Diego Gutierrez).
This implied that parts of the coast were incorporated twice (once crudely) and had the double effect of placing White's Virginia above the Spanish version of Cape Cod and of forcing an enormous eastern extension of North America.
Reference: Burden, America 91.
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