September 15, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Nicolas Visscher - Nova Tabula Geographica

Nicolas Visscher (1618-1679) and Pieter Schenk (1645-1715), makers Nova Tabula Geographica Complectens Borealiorem Americae partem: In Qua Exacte Delineatae Sunt Canada sive Nova Francia, Nova Scotia, Nova Anglia, Novum Belgium, Pensylvania Virginia, Carolina, et Terra Nova cum Omnibus Littorum, Pulvinorumque Profunditaibus, circa 1715 from the Visscher-Schenk Atlas, or separately published; black and white line engraving with vibrant period color, 23-7/8 x 19 in. (plate), 25 x 21-1/2 in. (overall); unframed

 Note: This copy of the map was pictured in William C. Wooldridge, Mapping Virginia, figure 67.

This appears to be the third state of this map. An earlier state, originally published c. 1696, was published in Burden, Mapping of North America, no. 731.

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.


matted and mounted at top, partially erased pencilled writing in bottom margin, old mends to repairs verso, previous owner's cataloging notes written in pencil verso, localized light staining and foxing

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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