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Auction 109, Lot 130

"Karte von dem Ende der Hudsons-Bay welche die Englander James Bay nennen", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1744 (dated)

Publication: Allegmeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande

Color: Black & White

5.5 x 7.5 inches
14 x 19.1 cm

A German edition of Bellin's map of James Bay, extending north to above Cape Henriette Marie. Details numerous rivers flowing into the bay, notes anchorages in the south, names Ft. Rupert, Fort d'Albani, F. S. Anne and more. Dated 1744, but published in 1756 by Arkstee & Merkus.

References: Kershaw #426.

Condition: B

On a sheet of fine hand laid paper with full margins. A hint of toning or foxing and tiny printer's creases, else very good.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $0

Closed on 12/1/2004