Lot 182
Homann, Johann, B. Virginia Marylandia et Carolina...
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
...in America Septentrionali Britannorum industria excultar reprasentatae a Ioh. Bap. Homann S. C. M. Geog. Norimbergae, being a German copperplate engraving with hand color depicting the southern coastal region of British North America; the map's attractive cartouche promotes settlement by illustrating friendly natives peacefully trading with Europeans who are getting rich. Presented in a wooden frame.

Sheet size 23-1/2 x 24-1/2 in.; sight size 20 x 21 in.; frame dimensions 28-1/2 x 31-1/2 in.

Private Collection, Charlottesville, Virginia

Very good estate condition with a fine appearance; a small area of loss to the sheet's upper left corner is hidden by the frame's mat.

$800 - 1,200