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Auction 138, Lot 199

"Virginie", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1684 (published)

Publication: Beschreibung des Gantzen Welt-Kreises

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 with German text above neatline: der Iungfrauen Landt.

References: Burden #567.

Condition: A

On watermarked paper with slight printer's ink residue and marginal soiling.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/7/2011