5 December 2006
BLAEU, Willem (1571-1638) and Jan (1596-1673). Nova Virginiae Tabula. [Amsterdam, 1640-55].
Engraved map, partially hand-colored, 379 x 485 mm (460 x 593 mm). Latin text on verso. (Remnants of guard along fold on verso, a few small marginal wormholes, one pale marginal stain.)
This is derivative 1, second state (of 2), bearing the imprint of Blaeu. This Latin-text issue (with catchword "parte," fol. 9) was issued in 1640, 1645, 1650 and 1655. See note to previous lot (Dutch issue). Burden 193; Koeman I:71-5; Coolie Verner in Tooley, The Mapping of America, chapter 4, p.166.
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