Auction 107, Lot 113

"Carte des Isles de Saint Pierre et Minquelon…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1763 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
34 x 22 inches
86.4 x 55.9 cm

Attractive, large-scale chart of St. Pierre and Miquelon Islands with superb detail of the islands, soundings and anchorages. The chart is embellished with a huge garland-draped title cartouche, a smaller remarque cartouche, rhumb lines and a fleur-de-lis showing the deviation from magnetic north - orienting the chart with north to the right. Published by the Depot de la Marine with its seal at bottom left along with Prix trente Sols.

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Condition: A

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $500

Closed on 6/9/2004

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