Auction 101, Lot 108

"Carte des Parties du Nord-Ouest de l'Amerique", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1753 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.8 x 8.3 inches
27.4 x 21.1 cm

Very nicely engraved chart that covers most of Hudson Bay. Locates Fort Prince of Wales and Fort York, the Ottawa Islands (here the Bakers Dozen), the track of Henry Ellis in 1746, and more. Large and decorative cartouche. Published in 1759.

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Condition: A+

On a fine sheet of hand laid paper with full margins. Three small holes in margin.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/4/2002

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