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Description: This beautifully engraved hand coloured original antique map of Virginia, Chesapeake Bay, New Jersey, Pennsylvania & Maryland was published in 1755 by Jacques Nicolas Bellin for Antoine-François Prevosts 20 volume edition of L`Histoire Generale des Voyages published by Pierre de Hondt, The Hague between 1747 & 1785. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)
Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles 1697 - 1763, usually known simply as the Abbé Prévost, was a French author and novelist. (Ref: Tooley; M&B)
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General Condition: Paper thickness and quality: - Light and stable Paper color: - off white Age of map color: - Early Colors used: - Red, green, yellow General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 14 1/2in x 10in (370mm x 255mm) Plate size: - 12 1/4in x 8 1/2in (310mm x 215mm) Margins: - Min 1in (25mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - NonePlate area: - Folds as issuedVerso: - None