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