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Auction 190, Lot 145

"Virginie", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l'Univers

Color: Black & White

4.1 x 6 inches
10.4 x 15.2 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. French text on verso.

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

Condition: A

A dark impression on a bright sheet with a small chip in the top left blank margin replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $200 - $230


Closed on 11/16/2022