Auction 117, Lot 124

"Partie du Fleuve St. Laurent depuis Quebec jusqu'au Lac St. Francois [on sheet with] Carte du Lac Champlain", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Colonial Canada, New York

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

12.2 x 8.2 inches
31 x 20.8 cm

Two finely detailed charts on a double-page sheet. The top map depicts the St. Lawrence River from Quebec to Montreal and Lake St. Francis. At bottom is a detailed chart of Lake Champlain. Embellished with two rococo style cartouches and bold compass roses with fleur-de-lys.

References: Kershaw #663; Phillips (A) #3508, v.1-10

Condition: B

Printed on a sheet of hand laid paper with very wide margins that have some chipping at extreme edges. Large circular watermark. Some light offsetting and toned along centerfold.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $120

Closed on 12/6/2006