Dec 08, 2015 - Sale 2401

Sale 2401 - Lot 27

Price Realized: $ 6,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 8,000 - $ 12,000
MORDEN, ROBERT. A New Map of the English Empire in America viz Virginia. Scarce engraved map of the present-day United States east of the Mississippi. 510x600 mm, margins just ample from neatline, blank verso; original outline hand-color; backed with archival tissue, stabilizing some verdigris degradation and some small loss at the edges (reinstated in facsimile), toned. Early ink annotations around south Florida. London: Robt. Morden, [circa 1695]

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This important 17th century map of the American colonies was separately issued around 1695 and subsequently saw inclusion in some English composite atlases, it was then included in volume two of de Wit's Atlas Maior. John Senex would publish the map during the Mississippi Bubble (state 4), starting in 1719. Burden 750, state 1.