Amsterdam: Blaeu, [mid-1600's]. Engraved map with good early hand coloring, 22-1/2" x 18." French text on verso. Published in Le Theatre du Monde between 1638-1658. Very Good.

The original plate, by Jodocus Hondius, is derived from John Smith's Map of Virginia of 1612. When Hondius died in 1629, Blaeu, who used the map in virtually every edition of his Atlas, bought the plate and the imprint was changed to reflect the new ownership.
Burden, The Mapping of America 193 [2d state]. Item #39012

Price: $2,000.00