Sale 610 Lot 33

* [ALLARD, Hugo (1625-1691)]. Totius Neobelgii Nova et Accuratissima Tabula. Amsterdam: Reinier and Joshua Ottens, ca 1725.

Engraved map with hand-coloring in outline and wash, image 464 x 538 mm (sheet 531 x 642 mm). Figural cartouche incorporating the Restitutio view, galleon, canoes, animals and a Native American fort. (Small rust hole not affecting image, slightly browned).

FIRST EDITION, seventh state, with the Reinier and Joshua Ottens imprint. Following Hugo Allard's death in 1691, his son Carolus operated the business until he transferred operation of the firm to his son Abraham in 1706. Burden speculates that Joachim Ottens acquired the plate for this map at an auction in 1708; following his death in 1719, Ottens' sons Reinier and Joshua operated the firm. Burden 373 (state 7); see Phillips 522; Tooley The Mapping of America, vol.II, p.289 (seventh state).

Estimate $1,500-2,500

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