"Plan de la Ville de Quebec", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Period: 1757 (circa)
Publication: Prevost's l' Historie Generale des Voyages
Color: Hand Color
11 x 7.7 inches
27.9 x 19.6 cm
Attractive map of the city of Quebec showing the city's fortifications with a key at right identifying the major buildings, etc. Bellin's plan (first issued in 1744) was the definitive plan of the city for most of the eighteenth century. Finely engraved with a compass rose.
References: Kershaw #1054.
Damp stain in bottom margin, well away from map.