Auction 112, Lot 121

"Nieuwe Kaart van Kanada, de Landen aan de Hudsons-Baay en de Noordwestelyke deelen van Noord-Amerika", Tirion, Isaac

Subject: Colonial Canada and Great Lakes

Period: 1769 (dated)

Publication: Hedendaagsch historie of tegenwordige staat van Amerika

Color: Hand Color

17 x 12.1 inches
43.2 x 30.7 cm

A very nice map based on Jefferys' important map of Canada in 1760 with a realistic interpretation of Lake Winnipeg. It covers from Hudson Bay, through the Great Lakes, to Philadelphia. In the West the St. Charles River flows off the map with a notation, "the length of which is unknown, this is the route the Indians follow coming from the West." Inset of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

References: Kershaw #375; McCorkle #769.2.

Condition: A

Binding trim at right. Bit of faint offsetting, still very good.

Estimate: $325 - $375

Sold for: $375

Closed on 9/28/2005