"Canada ou Nouvelle France", Mallet, Alain Manesson
Subject: Colonial Canada and New England
Period: 1683 (circa)
Publication: Description de l' Univers
Color: Hand Color
4 x 5.5 inches
10.2 x 14 cm
Charming miniature map depicting the eastern seaboard from the Chesapeake Bay to Greenland. The Great Lakes are shown open-ended in the west. Extends to include Bermuda. Strapwork title cartouche and an Indian family adorn the map. French text on verso.
References: Kershaw #267; McCorkle #683.3.
Good impression and attractive later color. Lightly toned with a few spots in blank margins.