Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 139

"Amer. Sep. Nouvelle Ecosse et Nouveau Brunswick. No. 44", Vandermaelen, Philippe Marie Guillaume

Subject: Canada

Period: 1825-27 (published)

Publication: Atlas Universel…

Color: Hand Color

20 x 18 inches
50.8 x 45.7 cm

A uncommon and nicely detailed map of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and the important fishing banks. The Atlas Universel contained 400 lithographed maps in 6 volumes. It was the first atlas to present all the maps on the same scale (about 1 inch to 26 miles) and it was the first atlas to employ the new printing method of lithography. There was only one edition and the subscription list shows that 810 copies were sold.

References: Phillips (A) #749.

Condition: B

No centerfold, as issued. Bit of faint foxing. Short tear in bottom border, closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/1/2004