Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 233

"Novi Belgii, quod nunc Novi Jorck Vocatur, Novae qz. Angliae & Partis Virginiae Accuratissima et Novissima Delineatio", Montanus/Ogilby

Subject: Colonial Northeast

Period: 1671 (circa)

Publication: Die Nieuwe en Onbekende Weereld

Color: Hand Color

14.3 x 11.5 inches
36.3 x 29.2 cm

A finely engraved map of New England based on the influential Jansson-Visscher series. Geographically the map follows Jansson including the placement of nearly every European settlement along the coastline and rivers. The land is fully engraved to show forests and mountains, and tiny animals fill the interior. The large pictorial title cartouche shows Native Americans in a variety of occupations.

References: McCorkle #671.1.

Condition: A

Great impression and beautiful color with large margins. Some light spots in map, still very good. Hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $1,800 - $2,000

Sold for: $1,300

Closed on 3/6/2007