Dec 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2591 -

Sale 2591 - Lot 11

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(AMERICAN SOUTHEAST.) Gerard Mercator; and Jodocus Hondius. Virginiae Item et Floridae Americae Provinciarum, Nova Descriptio. Hand-colored double-page engraved map of the Outer Banks and American southeast with attractive sea decorations and native villages inset to the strapwork title cartouche. 15 1/2x20 1/2 inches sheet size, ample margins, Latin text on verso; archivally lined on verso with thin tissue, small area of lower margin expertly reinstated only narrowly affecting printed border. Burden 151, with signature "Ggggggg". Amsterdam, 1623