Auction 123, Lot 133

"Carte du Cours du Fleuve de St. Laurent Depuis son Embouchure jusqu'au dessus de Quebec", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Canada

Period: 1773 (published)

Publication: Raynal's Atlas Portatiff

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.5 x 7.3 inches
29.2 x 18.5 cm

This map details the course of the St. Lawrence River from Anticosti Island and the mouth west to beyond Quebec. It details rocks and shoals in the river with numerous villages and forts located along the shore. The map is decorated with a rococo-style cartouche. This is from an uncommon Dutch edition, not listed in Kershaw.

References: cf Kershaw #629.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 2/20/2008

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