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A map of Virginia: VVith a description of the covntrey, the commodities, people, government and religion

Collection Data

Smith, John, 1580-1631 (Author)
Symonds, William, 1556-1616? (Author)
Abbay, Thomas (Editor)
Pots, Richard (Author)
S., W. V (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1612
Place: At Oxford
Publisher: Printed by Joseph Barnes
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC 1612 (Smith, J. Map of Virginia)
Indians of North America -- Virginia
Virginia -- Description and travel
Virginia -- Maps
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Statement of responsibility: VVritten by Captaine Smith, sometimes Governour of the countrey. Wherevnto is annexed the proceedings of those colonies, since their first departure from England, with the discourses, orations, and relations of the salvages, and the accidents that befell them in all their iournies and discoveries. Taken faithfvlly as they were written out of the writings of Doctor Rvssell, Tho. Stvdley, Anas Todkill, Ieffra Abot, Richard Wiefin, Will. Phettiplace, Nathaniel Povvell, Richard Pots. And the relations of divers other diligent observers there present then, and now many of them in England. By VV.S.
Content: Signatures: pt. 1, *⁴, A-E⁴; pt. 2, A-I⁴, K-O⁴, P²(P₂ blank)
Content: The map in this copy is in the "fisrt state" as distinguished by Mr. Wilberforce Eames in identifying eight varieties known to him. cf. Church catlogue (Americana, v. 2, no. 359, p. 829)
Content: The second part has also special t.-p.: The proceedings of the English colonie in Virginia since their first beginning from England in the yeare ... 1606, till ... 1612 ... By W.S. [i.e. William Symonds] Oxford, 1612.
Statement of responsibility: Part 1, "To the hand", signed: T.A. [i.e. T. Abbay]; pt. 2, "To the reader", signed: T. Abbay.
Content: Indian vocabulary: 3d and 4th prelim. leaves (sig. *3-[*4])
Statement of responsibility: "First ... compiled by Robert Pots."--ℓ. 2a following p. 39.
Citation/reference: STC 22791 Copy 1
Citation/reference: Sabin 82832 Copy 1
Citation/reference: Madan 365 and 365* Copy 1
Content: Copy 1: With autographs of Wh. Kennett.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. l., 39 p., 1 l., [2], 110 p., 1 ℓ.fold. map.18.5 x 14 cm.
Copy 1: Bound by F. Bedford in black morocco, gilt.
Type of Resource
Library of Congress Control Number: rc 01002805
RLIN/OCLC: 11421130
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14402712
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7f625260-f59c-0136-892b-055591295272
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