Catalog Archive
Auction 106, Lot 116

"Plan de la Baye de Chibouctou nommee par les Anglois Halifax", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1763 (dated)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Hand Color

13.7 x 8.6 inches
34.8 x 21.8 cm
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Handsome copper engraved map of the vicinity of Halifax Harbor from Chebucto Head to the head of Bedford Basin. Oriented with north to the lower right. Inset of "Plan de la Ville d'Halifax" showing the fort and government buildings. Original color delineates the water and city plan. The decorative cartouche is uncolored.

References: Kershaw #826; Sellers and Van Ee #460.

Condition: A

Faint toning along centerfold, still very good.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $500

Closed on 3/3/2004