Auction 111, Lot 89

"L'Acadie", Robert de Vaugondy

Subject: Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

Period: 1749 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

8 x 6.3 inches
20.3 x 16 cm

A finely engraved copper plate map of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and part of Cape Breton Island. Good detail of rivers and lakes, and along the coast lines. Forests are depicted as groups of little trees. Shows three banks in the vicinity of today's Sable Island, Sambro and Emerald Banks. This state is not recorded in Kershaw - the only difference being there is no page number printed outside the neatline.

References: cf Kershaw #775-777.

Condition: A

Fine impression, with original outline coloring, printed on thick paper. A little marginal foxing.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $200

Closed on 6/8/2005