Auction 110, Lot 101

"Partie de l'Amerique Septent? qui comprend la Nouvelle France ou le Canada", Robert de Vaugondy

Subject: Colonial Great Lakes and Canada

Period: 1755 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23.7 x 18.7 inches
60.2 x 47.5 cm

Handsome map of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and the entire course of the St. Lawrence River. The most prominent feature of the map is the very large inset of the 1744 Bellin version of the Great Lakes. The large decorative cartouche, featuring a fierce beaver, makes for a very attractive map. This is the second state, with I Charlton added in James Bay.

References: Kershaw #355; Pedley #459.

Condition: A

Fine impression and original outline color. Minor flaws in very wide margins, none near map.

Estimate: $750 - $900

Sold for: $800

Closed on 3/2/2005