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Auction 118, Lot 182

"Le Golphe de Saint Laurent et l'Isle de Terre-Neuve", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada, Gulf of St. Laurence

Period: 1764 (published)

Publication: Le Petit Atlas Maritime

Color: Black & White

Size:
13.5 x 8.4 inches
34.3 x 21.3 cm
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Well engraved chart that details the sea around the outlet of the St. Laurence River. Newfoundland, Isle d'Anticosti, Prince Edward Island, part of Cape Breton Island, and the coast of Labrador are located. The map extends to the Strait of Belle Island but not to Belle Island. Rococo-style cartouche decorates the map and a fleur-de-lys lies above the intersection of rhumb lines.

References: Kershaw #596.

Condition: B

Printed on a sheet of hand laid paper with very wide margins and deckled edge at bottom. Toned along centerfold and some toning at extreme edges of margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/6/2007

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