Auction 100, Lot 121

"Carte de l'Acadie et Pais Voisins…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada - Maritimes

Period: 1757 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
13 x 8.3 inches
33 x 21.1 cm

Strongly engraved chart with decorative rococo-style cartouche. Shows in good detail Prince Edward Island, here called Isle Saint Jean, and covers all of Nova Scotia including Cape Breton. Locates numerous banks south of Nova Scotia.

References:

Condition: A

Fine, dark impression on fine hand laid paper with watermark and ample margins. One small stain, very light offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/12/2002

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