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Auction 102, Lot 129

"Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale, qui comprend le Canada, la Louisiane, le Labrador, le Groenland, les Etats-Unis et la Floride", Bonne/Lattre

Subject: Canada

Period: 1783 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne…

Color: Hand Color

17.2 x 11.6 inches
43.7 x 29.5 cm

This is the top sheet of a two-sheet map covering eastern Canada and Greenland from the bottom of Hudson Bay, northward beyond the Arctic Circle to about 70 deg. N. Latitude. It includes an interesting depiction of a passage between Lake Winnipeg and Hudson Bay alluding to a possible passage to the Pacific. With a large decorative title cartouche, the map stands on its own. Third state of the plate.

References: Kershaw #475.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $275 - $325


Closed on 3/5/2003