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Virginia et Florida

Hondius, Jodocus,
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1 map : hand col. ; 14 x 17 cm. on sheet 26 x 19 cm.
[London : Printed for Michaell Sparke, and are to be sowld in Greene Arboiure, 1637]
A small version of the 1606 Hondius map "Virginiae item et Floridae ..." This small version was first used in Atlas Minor, Amsterdam, 1607, and later remained "unchanged throughout" 4 different English editions of "Historia Mundi: or Mercator's Atlas," published 1635-1639. Cf. Cumming, cited below.
Detached from: Mercator's Historia Mundi (London, 1637), p. 899.
Relief shown pictorially.
Hand colored.
Text of the map in Latin; text on verso in English.
Cited in
Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, 3rd ed., rev. & enl., Map 37.
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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Paul Mellon Bequest, May 12, 2000.
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