Lot 392
Speed, John. A New Description of Carolina
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
(London: Thomas Basset and Richard Chiswell, 1676), copperplate engraving with hand color, engraved by Francis Lamb, from The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain, depicting the Southeastern colonies from Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay to northern Florida; James Town, Charles Town, and St. Augustine are shown in addition to numerous Indian villages. English text on the verso describes the region. Presented in maple frame.

Frame 20-3/4 x 25-1/2 in.

Virginia Private Collection

Central crease from fold; splendid color and evenly toned paper; very good condition; the frame with minor splits.

$1,000 - 2,000