Auction 136, Lot 197

"Virginie", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Colonial Mid- Atlantic

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

4.2 x 6 inches
10.7 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.

References: Burden #567.

Condition: A

Some minor soiling in the blank margin, else fine.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/1/2011