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[George Alsop, colonist] View here the Shadow whose Ingenious Hand / Hath drawne exact the Province Mary Land...
[George Alsop, colonist] View here the Shadow whose Ingenious Hand / Hath drawne exact the Province Mary Land...
Anno Do. 1666 Ætatis Suæ 28.
Extremely rare engraving. Trimmed to image on 3 sides.
On oval portrait of George Alsop (b. c.1636), who went to the the colony of Maryland as an indentured servant in 1658, although he became ill and had to return to England. Back in London he wrote a panegyric called 'A Character of the Province of Mary-Land', for which this is the frontispiece. It extolled the benefits of the colony to encourage emigration.
[Ref: 55530]   £650.00  
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