"Virginie", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States
Period: 1685 (published)
Publication: Beschreibung des Gantzen Welt-Kreisses
Color: Hand Color
4 x 5.8 inches
10.2 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.
A nice impression on a clean, bright sheet.