Auction 158, Lot 205

"Les Cotes de la Virginie, les Detroits de Forbisher et de Hudson", Aa, Pieter van der

Subject: North Atlantic

Period: 1715 (circa)

Publication: Recueil de Voiages au Nord

Color: Black & White

Size:
9.1 x 5.9 inches
23.1 x 15 cm

This is the French edition of this interesting map of the North Atlantic that shows parts of the European, African and American continents with Iceland and Greenland at top. From the report of Martin Pring's journey from England to New England in 1603, the sea routes of Captain Pring from the British Isles through the Azores to Plymouth are depicted. Virginia extends into what is present-day Massachusetts as well as the Chesapeake Bay area. The large title cartouche is surrounded by a fabulous scene of the colonists and Native Americans greeting each other.

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Condition: A

A dark impression issued folding with minor offsetting.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Unsold

Closed on 6/22/2016

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