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Auction 91, Lot 114

"Virginia et Florida",

Subject: Colonial United States

Period: 1607-21 (published)

Publication: Atlas Minor

Color: Black & White

7.2 x 5.7 inches
18.3 x 14.5 cm

Handsome small map based on the Hondius' folio map of the same name. Based on John White's Virginia and Jacques le Moyne's Florida as interpreted by Theodore de Bry. Numerous Indian villages throughout and in the "Apalacci Montes" there is a notation concerning the presence of both gold and silver. Decorated with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. Page number 655 with Latin text on verso. Ref: Burden #155. Neatline impression a bit weak, else fine.


Condition: A

Estimate: $475 - $550

Sold for: $450

Closed on 6/14/2000