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Auction 189, Lot 163

"Virginie", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1685 (circa)

Publication: Beschreibung des Gantzen Welt-Kreisses

Color: Black & White

4.1 x 5.8 inches
10.4 x 14.7 cm
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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. German title above map: Der Jungfrauen Landt. Blank verso.

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

Condition: A

A crisp impression with a hint of toning and minor offsetting from an opposing page of text.

Estimate: $220 - $250


Closed on 9/14/2022