Auction 112, Lot 114

"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.

Condition: A

Good impression and attractive later color. Lightly toned with a few spots in blank margins.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/28/2005