Auction 102, Lot 111

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

Subject: Colonial North America

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication: Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.3 x 11.5 inches
36.3 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.

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Condition: A

Margin expertly extended at left.

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,000

Sold for: $1,500

Closed on 3/5/2003

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