Auction 119, Lot 126

"The Coast of Newfoundland from Placencia to Cape Bonavista", Cutler, Nathaniel

Subject: Canada, Newfoundland

Period: 1728 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Maritimus & Commercialis

Color: Hand Color

9.5 x 18 inches
24.1 x 45.7 cm

Uncommon chart of the British settlements on the east coast of the Avalon Peninsula has good coastal detail. The chart is centered on a large compass rose. This chart has been trimmed from a folio sheet that originally included other maps. The Atlas Maritimus was published anonymously, but it is thought to have been the work of John Senex, John Harris and Henry Wilson.

References: Kershaw #513; Phillips (A) #3298-50.

Condition: B

Trimmed at right with margin added and facsimile of neatline.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/9/2007