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Auction 156, Lot 187

"Virginie", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1685 (published)

Publication: Beschreibung des Gantzen Welt-Kreisses

Color: Hand Color

4.1 x 5.8 inches
10.4 x 14.7 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 title above map: Der Jungfrauen Landt.

References: Burden #567; Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I B.

Condition: A

A dark impression on watermarked paper with light printer's ink residue.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/17/2016