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Virginia. Henricus Hondius (1597-1651) Nova Virginiae Tabula.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
538
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$1,476$1,200

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Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Virginia. Henricus Hondius (1597-1651) Nova Virginiae Tabula. Amsterdam: Hondius, [c. 1633]. Double page folio copper-plate engraved map with hand-coloring, framed, 19 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.
"The first and most important derivative of John Smith's map of Virginia, originally published in 1612." (Quoted from Philip D. Burden's The Mapping of North America, Rickmansworth: Raleigh Publications, 1996-2007).
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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John Smith, Nova Virginiae Tabula, Philip D. Burden, Henricus, Henricus Hondius, Henricus Hondius II, Hondius, Jodocus Hondius, Amsterdam, Raleigh

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