Auction 114, Lot 760

"[4 Volumes] Early Printed Maps of Canada 1540-1703", Kershaw, Kenneth A.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1993-1998 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 11.5 inches
22.9 x 29.2 cm

A great reference for identifying, attributing and dating maps of Canada. Complete and matching four volume set. Includes more than 1000 entries profusely illustrated and well documented. The first volume covers maps of the 16th and 17th century. The next volumes cover the period 1703 to 1799, illustrating various regions. Hardbound in red buckram with illustrated dust jackets. The definitive reference for early maps of Canada and the Northeast that is out of print and increasingly difficult to locate.

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Condition: A+

Virtually unopened. Contents, binding and dust jackets are mint.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $550

Closed on 3/1/2006

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