Auction 114, Lot 110

"Carte qui represente les differentes connoissances que l'on a eues des Terres Arctiques…", Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Subject: Canada

Period: 1773 (dated)

Publication: Diderot's Encyclopedie

Color: Hand Color

14.7 x 11.5 inches
37.3 x 29.2 cm

Four maps on one sheet illustrating the cartography of Sanson in 1650, Delisle in 1700 and 1703 and Henri Allis in 1746-47. All depicting the Hudson and Baffin Bay region showing the development of the region's cartography between 1650 and 1747.

References: Kershaw #477; Pedley #24.

Condition: B

Issued folded with light soil on folds. Couple of light stains in margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 3/1/2006