Auction 117, Lot 158

"Nova Virginiae Tabula", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Colonial Mid Atlantic

Period: 1628 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.5 x 5.2 inches
19.1 x 13.2 cm

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. Latin text on verso.

References: Burden #223.

Condition: A+

Pleasantly toned with a fine impression.

Estimate: $750 - $900

Sold for: $650

Closed on 12/6/2006

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