Auction 127, Lot 195

"Virginie", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'univers

Color: Hand Color

4 x 6 inches
10.2 x 15.2 cm

Well engraved miniature map of the Chesapeake Bay region locating the colony of Jamestown and the village of Pomejok. Several Indian tribes are named including the Powhatan. Virginia is bounded to the west and north by Canada ou Nouvelle France. Title is in a curtain draped cartouche at top. French text on verso.


Condition: A

Some soiling in margins and toned at top and right edges with some roughness, map image is very good. Dark impression and later hand coloring.

Estimate: $300 - $400


Closed on 2/25/2009