Auction 108, Lot 128

"Carte de la Baie de Hudson", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1774 (published)

Publication: Atlas Portatif

Color: Hand Color

11.6 x 8.5 inches
29.5 x 21.6 cm

A handsome chart of Hudson Bay and Labrador engraved in Bellin's crisp style depicting the mountains and coastal features. Includes notations concerning the English search for a Northwest Passage near Wager Water. Noted by Kershaw as the possible third state, as it has no page numbers.

References: Kershaw #463.

Condition: A

Original outline color with uncolored cartouche. Faint foxing in blank margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/29/2004