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Auction 110, Lot 93

"Carte de l'Acadie et Pais Voisins…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1757 (dated)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

13 x 8.2 inches
33 x 20.8 cm
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First state of this nice map with a decorative rococo-style cartouche. It shows in good detail Prince Edward Island, here called Isle Saint Jean, and covers all of Nova Scotia including Cape Breton. Locates numerous banks south of Nova Scotia.

References: Kershaw #782.

Condition: B

One faint rust spot in map and faint offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $160

Closed on 3/2/2005