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MAP #: 172D5

CARTOGRAPHER : DUVAL, PIERRE

DATE: 1672

SHORT TITLE : CARTE DE LA VIRGINIE PAR P. DUVAL GEOGRAPHE DU ROY A PARIS

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (OVAL CARTOUCHE WITH CONCENTRIC OVALS, A PART OF WHICH IS DARKENED WITH PARALLEL ENGRAVED LINES AND RANDOM LINES, RIGHT PART OF MAP). "LA VIRGINIE ET LES ISLES BERMUDES" (ACROSS TOP OF MAP, ABOVE MAP AND BELOW LONGITUDE SCALE). THERE IS A SMALL INSET MAP OF "ISLES BERMUDES" IN THE FORM OF A CLOTH HANDING FROM A HORIZONTAL BAR (UPPER RIGHT CORNER). THERE IS NOTHING ON THE REVERSE SIDE. THERE IS A WATERMARK ON THE PAPER THAT LOOKS VAGUELY LIKE A TORTOISE, WITH THE LETTER R IN THE CENTER. LONGITUDE APPEARS TO BE EAST FROM EITHER PARIS OR FERRO (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : R1672(1661)
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : PARIS
PUBLISHER : PIERRE DUVAL [?]
LANGUAGE(S) : FR
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 9.9 X 12.2 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 15 X 15 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 13,375,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : SCALE NOT GIVEN
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : G1399-621
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : B015-DFG
REGION CATEGORY : NOT IMPORTANT TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (9)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : VIRGINIA MAP PRIMARILY (13)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP.
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE
CARTOUCHE : AUGMENTED LINE FRAME (3)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : PARIS (23)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : NO REFERENCES FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : BARBARA MCCORKLE OF YALE UNIVERSITY SAYS THAT THE MAP APPEARED IN ATLASES IN 1661, 1670 AND 1672, CITING FRENCH ATLASES IN THE 16th AND 17th CENTURIES, PASTAUREAU, PARIS, BIBLIOTEC NATIIONALE. THIS SMALL SCALE MAP COVERS FROM SOUTHERN CANADA TO FLORIDA. THE CHESAPEAKE BAY AREA IS SHOWN EXAGGERATED IN SIZE RELATIVE TO THE REST OF THE MAP AND WITH VERY CRUDE DETAILS. IT IS NOT IMPORTANT TO A MD./CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION.

DATA IS FROM CORRESPONDENCE WITH BARBARA MCCORKLE AND FROM EXAMINATION OF THE HFC COPY OF THE MAP.

EDITION & STATE INFO : NOT YET RESEARCHED. BARBARA MCCORKLE BELIEVES THAT THE MAP APPEARED IN EARLIER ATLASES IN 1661 AND 1670, IN ADDITION TO THE 1672 ATLAS IN WHICH THE HFC COPY APPEARED. WE DO NOT YET KNOW THE EXACT TITLE OF THE ATLAS.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : HFC HAS A GOOD BLACK AND WHITE COPY OF THE 1672 PRINTING OF THIS MAP.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NO REFERENCES TO THIS MAP HAVE YET BEEN FOUND.

March 19, 1988


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