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Auction 109, Lot 142

"Karte von dem Flusse Richelieu und dem See Champlain…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada and New York

Period: 1744 (dated)

Publication: Allegmeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande

Color: Black & White

5.2 x 11.8 inches
13.2 x 30 cm

Very detailed chart of the area around Lake Champlain, including the rivers Richelieu and St. Lawrence to include the Montreal area. Montreal is here called Saint Maria. Numerous place names including Forts Chambli, l'Assomption, Richelieu and St. Friderich. Fancy script in title and compass rose at left. Dated 1744, but published in 1756 by Arkstee & Merkus.


Condition: A

Fine impression on a full sheet of hand laid paper with original margins.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/1/2004