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Auction 101, Lot 103

"Partie Meridionale de la Virginie, et la Partie Orientale de la Floride dans l'Amerique Septentrionale", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Colonial Southeast

Period: 1729 (published)

Publication: La Galerie Agreable du Monde

Color: Hand Color

14 x 11.2 inches
35.6 x 28.4 cm
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A scarce and attractive map of the American colonies stretching from Chesapeake Bay through the Carolinas. Geographically based on the Montanus map, which was in turn based on the Blaeu/Jansson model, and here amended with considerable detail from the Moxon/Ogilby map and other sources. The large pictorial cartouche features Native Americans with their village in the background.

References: Cumming #205; Phillips (A) #3585.

Condition: A

Small hole in upper margin.

Estimate: $1,600 - $1,800

Sold for: $1,200

Closed on 12/4/2002