Auction 117, Lot 118

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

Subject: Colonial United States and Canada

Period: 1755 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.2 x 16.8 inches
53.8 x 42.7 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

Original outline color. Bit of faint uneven toning and a tiny stain in Newfoundland. Rough paper edges well away from map.

Estimate: $550 - $650

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/6/2006