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Auction 102, Lot 118

"Virginia et Florida", Hondius/Purchas

Subject: Colonial Southeast

Period: 1625 (published)

Publication: Pilgrims…

Color: Black & White

7.2 x 5.7 inches
18.3 x 14.5 cm

Handsome small map based on the Hondius' folio map of the same name. Based on John White's Virginia and Jacques le Moyne's Florida as interpreted by Theodore de Bry. Numerous Indian villages throughout and in the Apalacci Montes there is a notation concerning the presence of both gold and silver. Decorated with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. English text, both below and on verso, provides fascinating reading about the New World.

References: Burden #155.

Condition: A+

Superb impression.

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/5/2003