Auction 111, Lot 97

"Canada ou Nouvelle France", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Colonial Canada & United States

Period: 1683 (published)

Publication: Description de l' Univers

Color: Black & White

4 x 5.5 inches
10.2 x 14 cm

Charming miniature map depicting the eastern seaboard from the Chesapeake Bay to Greenland and extending to include Bermuda. The Great Lakes are shown open-ended in the west. Strapwork title cartouche and an Indian family adorn the map. French text on verso.


Condition: A

Good impression with wide margins. One area of ink or soiling in margin touching border.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/8/2005