Auction 114, Lot 109

"Carte de la Baye de Hudson…", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1758 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 8.5 inches
29.2 x 21.6 cm

A handsome chart of Hudson Bay and Labrador depicting the mountains and coastal features including numerous forts. Fully hand colored and embellished with a decorative title cartouche.

References: Kershaw #318.

Condition: A

Very nice impression and coloring. Hand laid paper with full margins and watermark. Paper hinge remnant at sides. Paper edges appear to be deckled. A few marginal spots.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/1/2006