Catalog Archive
Auction 101, Lot 105

"Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck Vocatur, Novae qz. Angliae & Partis Virginiae Accuratissima et Novissima Delineatio", Montanus/Ogilby

Subject: Colonial New England

Period: 1671 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.5 x 11.5 inches
36.8 x 29.2 cm

A finely engraved map of New England based on the influential Jansson-Visscher series. Geographically the map follows Jansson including the placement of nearly every European settlement along the coastline and rivers. The land is fully engraved to show forests and mountains, and tiny animals fill the interior. The large pictorial title cartouche shows Native Americans in a variety of occupations.

References: Campbell (MCC-24) #21; McCorkle #671.1.

Condition: B

Faint toning along fold with a tiny pinhole, else very good with very wide margins.

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,000


Closed on 12/4/2002