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Pub Year Map Maker Pub Place Map Title Map Price (USD) Picture
1757Bellin, Jacques NicolasParisCarte de la Virginie, de la Baye Chesapeack, et Pays Voisins.$385 Picture

A copper plate engraved map with hand colored wash.

Size: 10 inches X 13-3/4 inches

Map Type: Atlas

This is a superior copy, a dark impression with vivid colors.

Taken from L'Histoire Générale des Voyages. This colonial map covers most of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Maryland with a bit of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The interior is fully engraved with topographical details of mountains and rivers. It illustrates an early network of trails and wagon roads as issued just prior to the start of the French & Indian War.

References: Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, Volume 1 Page 116, Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, Scott, Valerie, Map Collector Publications, Tring, Hertz, England, 1999

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