Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 163

"Bayes d'Hudson et de Baffins, et Terre de Labrador", Robert de Vaugondy

Subject: Canada and Greenland

Period: 1749 (dated)

Publication: Atlas Portatif Universel et Militaire

Color: Hand Color

6.5 x 6.4 inches
16.5 x 16.3 cm

Very attractive, small map focusing on Greenland, Baffin Bay, Hudson Bay and Labrador. Greenland is shown with the three island configuration that began with Sanson. Baffin Bay is shown with a large James Island within it, and the coast discovered by Middleton in 1742 is noted at the western portion of the map.

References: Pedley #461.

Condition: A

Very nice coloring with light edge toning and hinge remnants in the top margin.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/6/2007