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Auction 106, Lot 110

"Nova Virginiae Tabula", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Colonial Virginia

Period: 1631 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 5.1 inches
18.5 x 13 cm
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A reduced version of John Smith's map of Chesapeake Bay region. It is the only regional map of North America to appear in the Atlas Minor. Engraved by Pieter van den Keere with his Latinized name appearing in the title cartouche. German text on verso.

References: Burden #223.

Condition: A

Lightly toned.

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/3/2004