Auction 113, Lot 191

"Virginia et Florida", Mercator/Hondius

Subject: Colonial Southeast

Period: 1610 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.3 x 5.8 inches
18.5 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. Latin text on verso.

References: Burden #155; Cumming (SE) #27.

Condition: A

Small worm hole repaired in top margin. Impression is slightly weak in part of neatline.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $400

Closed on 12/7/2005

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