Auction 114, Lot 119

"Partie Orientale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada", Homann Heirs

Subject: Canada and Colonial New England

Period: 1755 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.3 x 17 inches
54.1 x 43.2 cm

This is the Homann edition of Bellin's definitive map of eastern Canada and New England showing the mouth of the St. Lawrence, the length of the river, the Maritime provinces and French claims in the region. This detailed map shows the extent of French exploration in the region. The map was copied from the first state of Bellin's map of the same title (1745) retaining the crude shape for Cape Cod.

References: Kershaw #690; McCorkle #745.1.

Condition: B

Margins trimmed but still adequate for framing. Repair on upper centerfold with some minor discoloration.

Estimate: $700 - $750

Sold for: $650

Closed on 3/1/2006