Item #66361 Virginie. Der Jungfrauen Landt (Fig. 15). Alain Manesson Mallet.

Virginie. Der Jungfrauen Landt (Fig. 15)

1690. Map. Map [4 1/2" x 6 1/2"] in mat [10 1/2" x 12"]. Top third of mat subtly discolored. Very Good. Item #66361

This early map centers on a narrow and misshapen Chesapeake Bay. Only Jamestown and Pomejok are shown, but Maryland is named as well as numerous Indian tribes. Nicely hand colored.

Alain Manesson Mallet (1630-1706) was a French cartographer and military engineer who was appointed to the court of Louis XIV. He is mostly known for his exhaustive 5-volume work "Description de L'Univers" (1683).

Price: $300.00

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