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Auction 115, Lot 117

"Plan de la Ville de Quebec", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada, Quebec

Period: 1757 (published)

Publication: Prevost's l'Historie Generale des Voyages

Color: Black & White

11 x 7.8 inches
27.9 x 19.8 cm

Attractive map of the city of Quebec showing the city's fortifications with a key at right identifying the major buildings, etc. Bellin's plan (first issued in 1744) was the definitive plan of the city for most of the eighteenth century. Finely engraved with a large compass rose.

References: Kershaw #1054.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/21/2006