"Virginia et Florida", Mercator/Hondius
Subject: Colonial Southeast
Period: 1609 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Minor
Color: Black & White
7.2 x 5.8 inches
18.3 x 14.7 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. German text on verso.
References: Burden #155; Cumming (SE) #27.
Dark impression. Damp stains and hinge remnants in blank margin.