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Americæ Pars, Nunc Virginia (reproduction)
Cartouche contains the following text as the full title: "Americae pars, Nunc Virginia dicta, primum ab Anglis inuenta sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh, Equestris ordinis viri Anno Dm. MDLXXXV regm verso Sereniss: notrae Reginae Elisabethae XVII. Hujus vero Historia peculiari Libro discripta est, additis etiam Indigenarum Iconibus."
The box on the upper left reads, "Autore Ioanne with Sculptore Theodoro DeBry, Quiet excud."
Map is a photocopy.
Nova Virginiæ Tabula (reproduction)
Map is Hendrick Hondius' derivation from John Smith's 1612 maps of the same geographic area. Contains a British coat of arms and illustrations of a native Virginian (facing the Chesapeake Bay) and Powhatan's court. Reproduction is a photocopy.
Virginia et Florida A.D. (reproduction),
Based on a chart by Iodocus Hondius, 1607.
Virginiæ partis australis, et Floridæ partis orientalis, interjacentiumque regionum Nova Descriptio,
Map is likely illustrated by Joan Blaeu, though no name appears on the map itself. Contains two compass roses, three sailing ships, two cherubs holding a banner containing the map's scale, and illustrations of native peoples. On reverse, Latin text from unidentified book, from which the map was removed.
Virginiæ Partis australis, et Floridæ partis orientalis, interjacentiumque regionum Nova Descriptio (reproduction?),
Map comes from Arnoldus Montanus' De Nieuwe en onbekend Weereld, published in 1671 by Jacob Meurs. Contains hand-colored illustrations of native peoples, with title and scale incorporated into the natives' actions. Map encompasses the region from Virginia to northern Florida.