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A New Map of VIRGINIA

1688
Origin: Europe, England, London
OH: 6 1/2" x OW: 5 1/2"
Black and white line engraving
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Barry, III, Mr. and Mrs. Macon F. Brock, Mr. and Mrs. David R. Goode, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad M. Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Johnson, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Moorman, IV, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Roberts.
Acc. No. 2017-210
Title in cartouche: A New Map/ of/ VIRGINIA/ By Rob.t Morden

Key on bottom right corner: A, Arundleton C./ Ac. Acomaco C. / Ar. Arcadia C. / B. Baltimore C. / Cal. Calverton C. / Ch. Charles C./ Cae. Caecil C./ C. Charles C./ Corratuck C./ D Dorchester C./ E. Elizabeth C./ F. Talbot C./ Gl. Glocester C./ K. Kent C./ La. Lancaster C./ LN. Norfolk C./ M. Mary C./ Mi. Midlesex C./ No. Northumberl.d C./ Na. Nantimond C./ S. Somerset C./ W. Westmorland C./ W. Warwick C./ Y. York C
Label:Robert Morden published this map to replace a 1680 version (see 2017-86) for a1688 edition of "Geography Rectified." Ashley Baynton-Williams concluded that they were really two different maps, the 1680 based on Herrman, and this, the second, based on 1685 Thornton-Morden-Lea. The title on the map now omits Maryland, though the running title in the letterpress above the map is" A Description of Virginia and Mary-land." This example is remarkably fresh, is on full leaf from the book, and is accompanied by pages 561 (the map page) through the 566 of the text.

See for more see Philip Burden, "Mapping of North America: A List of Printed Maps" (Rickmansworth: Raleigh Publications, 1996), no. 651, state 1

This copy is published in William C. Wooldridge, Mapping Virginia: From the Age of Exploration to the Civil War (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012), Map 79.