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Auction 113, Lot 180

"Nova Virginiae Tabula", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Colonial Mid Atlantic

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm
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This is a reduced version of John Smith's map of the 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. French text on verso.

References: Burden #223.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $800 - $900

Sold for: $950

Closed on 12/7/2005