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Auction 164, Lot 168

"Virginie", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Hand Color

Size:
4.1 x 5.9 inches
10.4 x 15 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. French text on verso.

References: Burden #567; Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET A [632].

Condition: B+

Watermarked paper with light toning, marginal soiling, and several small worm tracks outside of the map image.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/13/2017

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