Auction 136, Lot 212

"Virginia et Florida", Hondius/Purchas

Subject: Colonial Southeast

Period: 1625 (published)

Publication: Purchas his Pilgrimes…

Color: Black & White

7.25 x 6 inches
18.4 x 15.2 cm

Handsome small map based on Hondius' folio map of the same name, with cartography from John White's Virginia and Jacques le Moyne's Florida as interpreted by Theodore de Bry. In the Apalacci Montes there is a notation concerning the presence of both gold and silver, and the fictitious Lacus Dulcis is shown just below. Titled above Hondius his map of Florida, English text below; the page is 8 x 12".


Condition: B+

A few minor spots in image, else fine.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 6/1/2011