November 09, 2017 05:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Montanus - Nova Virginiae Tabula

Arnoldus Montanus (circa 1625-1683) and Jacob van Meurs, Nova Virginiae Tabula, 1671, black and white engraving, 11-1/2 x 14-1/8 in. (plate), 12-1/4 x 14-1/2 in. (overall); unframed

Notes: This copy of the map was published in William C. Wooldridge, Mapping Virginia, figure 40, pp. 46-48.

Literature: Burden, Philip, The Mapping of North America, no. 412; Verner, Coolie, “Smith's Virginia,” in Tooley, R. V. ed., The Mapping of North America, derivative 8, state 1; Stephenson, Richard W. and Marianne M. McKee, Virginia in Maps, 31.

Provenance: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Proceeds to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund

Provenance:Collection of William C. Wooldridge; Collection of the Virginia Cartographical Society, LC; deaccessioned by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia with all proceeds to benefit the Collections Acquisitions Fund.


top margin is closely trimmed, but all plate marks are apparent; minor staining scattered throughout, minor loss in upper right corner and one at bottom central, pencilled writing in bottom right margin, mounting remnants verso, not lined, "Jester" watermark

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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