Auction 110, Lot 119

"Virginiae N. Angliae N. Hollandiae nec non Novae Sveciae Delineatio", Campanius Holm, Tomas

Subject: Colonial United States

Period: 1702 (published)

Publication: Kort Beskrifning om Provincien nya Swerige

Color: Hand Color

5.2 x 5 inches
13.2 x 12.7 cm

This rare little map shows the east coast from Maine to Carolina and west to include Lake Ontario and a bit of Lake Erie. The region labeled Nova Svecia consists of small settlements along the banks of the Delaware River into modern Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Place names include Philadelphia, Goteborg, Fort Christina (Wilmington) and Fort Elfsborg (near present-day Salem).

References: McCorkle #702-4.

Condition: A

Remargined at right.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/2/2005