Auction 103, Lot 104

"Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale qui comprend le Canada, la Louisiane, le Labrador, le Groenland, la Nouvelle Angleterre, la Floride &c.", Bonne, Rigobert

Subject: Canada

Period: 1771 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne ou collection de Cartes sur toutes les Parties du Globe Terrestre

Color: Hand Color

17 x 11.75 inches
43.2 x 29.8 cm

This is the top sheet of a two-part 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. Decorated with a large title cartouche. First state.

References: Kershaw #473.

Condition: A+

Dark impression, good color and large watermark.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $240

Closed on 6/11/2003