Auction 114, Lot 116

"Canada ou Nouvelle France", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Canada and Colonial New England

Period: 1683 (circa)

Publication: Description de l' Univers

Color: Black & White

4 x 6 inches
10.2 x 15.2 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+

Crisp impression and wide original margins. Remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/1/2006