Auction 121, Lot 126

"Kaart van het Eiland Terre-Neuve, van Nieuw Schotland, het Eiland St. Jan en het Oostelyk gedeelte van Kanada", Bachiene, Willem Albert

Subject: Eastern Canada and United States

Period: 1785 (published)

Publication: Atlas tot Opheldering der Hedendaagsche Historie…

Color: Hand Color

12.5 x 8.5 inches
31.8 x 21.6 cm

This uncommon map covers the area from New Jersey to Newfoundland. New England is shown reaching from Connecticut to Novia Scotia, and Massachuset Baay extends from Boston way up into Northern Maine. The map is based on Bonne's similar map of 1782 but is adorned with a delicately engraved title cartouche.

References: Kershaw #729; McCorkle #785.7.

Condition: A

A nice impression on a sheet with a little marginal soil on the right and a crease in the lower corner, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/26/2007