Jul 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2540 - Exhibition Hours

Sale 2540 - Lot 203

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
SMITH, JOHN, Captain; after. Virginia Erforshet und Beschrieben Durch Capitain Johan Schmidt. Double-page engraved map of the Chesapeake Bay adorned with an interior scene of Powhatan's lodge and an imposing Sasquesahanough figure. 13x14 3/4 inches sheet size, close margins at left and right; binding adhesive slightly darkened at center, lower fold partially reinforced on verso. Frankfurt, 1627

Additional Details

Fine impression of a contemporary German derivation of Captain Smith's influential map of the Chesapeake region. This adaptation was issued in part 13 of Theodor de Bry's Grand Voyages, published posthumously by de Bry's son-in-law, Matthaeus Merian, in 1627. Burden 219.