Auction 123, Lot 135

"The River St. Lawrence, Accurately Drawn from d'Anville's Map Publish'd under the Patronage of the Duke of Orleans", Harrison, John

Subject: Canada

Period: 1784 (circa)

Publication: Atlas to Accompany Rapin's History of England

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.8 x 13.3 inches
42.7 x 33.8 cm

A detailed map of the course of the seaway from Lake Ontario to Point Kamouraska at the mouth of the river. The map locates channels, islands, shoals, waterfalls, rocks and rapids in the river, as well as detail of the towns, forts and place names in the river valley. This depiction was drawn from an inset in D'Anville's large, four-sheet map.

References: Kershaw #681; Phillips (A) #5206-20; Sellers & Van Ee #251.

Condition: B

A nice impression on a sheet with some light foxing and a couple minor creases.

Estimate: $190 - $230

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/20/2008

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