ALLARD, Hugo (1625-1691) Novi Belgii novaeque Angliae nec non Partis Virginiae Tabula multis in Locis emendata a Hugo Allardt
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Published Amsterdam, ca. 1662
Engraved map with original hand-coloring in outline (Image 18 x 21 1/4 in.; 45.7 x 54 cm. Sheet: 19 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.; 49.5 x 57.2 cm), figural cartouche incorporating a view of "Nieuw Amsterdam Op't Eylant Manhattans," decorated with a Native American fort, canoes, a galleon, bears, beaver, and other wild animals. Floated on sturdy card stock and sealed in mylar. Laid down on an old sheet of paper, a few short tears to folds and margins, some light scattered staining in upper left quadrant. (65B1B) FIRST EDITION, FIRST STATE, separately published, of "this uncommon map [which] closely follows the Visscher of c. 1655, itself based upon the Janssonius of 1651" (Burden). The first state is the only one to bear the Visscher view of New Amsterdam, which is replaced by the Restitutio view in subsequent states. SCARCE: No copy has been sold at auction at least for the past five decades and Burden traces only four copies in institutions.Evelyn and Eric P. Newman (sale, Leslie Hindman, 12 November 2018, lot 31) Burden, The Mapping of North America 373 (state 1); Tooley, The Mapping of America, p. 287.
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