Auction 108, Lot 129

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

Subject: Canada

Period: 1776 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Moderne

Color: Hand Color

17 x 11.8 inches
43.2 x 30 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° N. 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, uncolored. Second state. The map has full borders and stands on its own without the other sheet.

References: Kershaw #474.

Condition: B

Original outline color. Light toning on fold.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/29/2004