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Auction 109, Lot 116

"Nieuw Engeland in Twee Scheepstogten door Kapitein Johan Smith in de Jaren 1614 en 1615", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: Colonial New England

Period: 1707 (published)

Publication: Naaukeurige Versameling der Gedenk-Waardigste Zee…

Color: Black & White

9 x 6 inches
22.9 x 15.2 cm

An interesting map covering from Rhode Island to Penobscot Bay featuring a large Lacus Irocoisiensis with several large islands. The map is filled with many place names, both Indian and early colonial settlements. The pictorial title cartouche depicts Captain John Smith trading with the Indians, while his crew greets a mermaid in the background.

References: McCorkle #707-2.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $700 - $800

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/1/2004