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spalding 8 front.jpg
London; Note: image depicts front; see "Related Item" field for verso of image. Derivative 9, State I, of Smith's map of Virginia. Oriented with north to the right, this lovely map was first published in John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire of…

Position: 96 (1717 views)

spalding 8 back.jpg
London; Note: image depicts verso; see "Related Item" field for front of image. Derivative 9, State I, of Smith's map of Virginia. Oriented with north to the right, this lovely map was first published in John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire of…

Position: 207 (1625 views)

spalding 49 front.jpg
From the collection of Henry and Kaye Spalding.

Position: 624 (9 views)

spalding 49 back.jpg
From the collection of Henry and Kaye Spalding.

Position: 642 (8 views)

spalding 14 Senex.jpg
London; This is the last major map based on Augustine Herrman's 1673 map of Virginia and Maryland, but unlike earlier maps, it is oriented with north at the top. The map was first published by Christopher Browne in 1685. This 3rd state includes the…

Position: 458 (44 views)

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London; This is one of the first English maps of America that relied heavily on English resources, rather than Dutch. At this time, the English had possession of the New England area, which had been governed previously by the Dutch for twenty years.…

Position: 564 (16 views)

spalding 18.jpg
Oxford; Appearing in Edward Wells' A New Set of Maps, published in Oxford in 1700, this map was included in many editions until 1738. Little information is presented south of New York, but there are five insets: Carolina, New Scotland, I. of Jamaica,…

Position: 428 (52 views)

spalding 35.jpg
London; Showing the area from Pennsylvania to North Carolina, this small map also shows roads, towns, waterways, some residents, and relief. It includes "the 2 farthest Settlements in Virginia in 1755." The map was published in London Magazine, vol.…

Position: 624 (9 views)

spalding 16.jpg
Rome, ca. 1775; This small map of the Western Hemisphere is probably from the Italian edition of the atlas Geografia Universale, engraved by P. Buffier and published in Rome by G. Petroschi in 1775. Claude Buffier was a Jesuit theologian whose small…

Position: 706 (6 views)

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Frankfort, 1590; Theodor de Bry (1528-1598) used the watercolor map drawn by John White in 1585 as the basis for his engraved map of Virginia. Although primarily a map of what became the North Carolina coast, the map is the earliest published…

Position: 353 (185 views)

spalding 34.jpg
Paris; Similar to Spalding 47, this very small map was first published in La Geographie Francoise in 1659, a popular little atlas. The heading La Virginie et les Isles Bermudes, and an unrefined inset of the island of Bermuda appear in the upper…

Position: 581 (14 views)

spalding 60.jpg
Paris, ca. 1768; A cartouche with a more decorative top line differentiates this map from Spalding 50 [also in this collection]. Otherwise, the geographic area is the same, covering Pennsylvania and New Jersey to the Carolinas. Fronts differ,…

Position: 156 (1682 views)

spalding50.jpg
Map of Chesapeake Bay region, featuring parts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and North Carolina coastlines. Text is in French. Paris, 1795. Published as plate 27 in Atlas Moderne Portatif. --From This New Founde Lande: The Henry &…

Position: 93 (1718 views)

spalding 62.jpg
Paris, 1795; Published as a plate in 27 in Atlas Moderne Portatif. --From This New Founde Lande: The Henry & Kaye Spalding Map Collection at Hampden-Sydney College, 2008.

Position: 187 (1651 views)

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