Auction 124, Lot 102

"Port Amherst … Port Haldimand", Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet

Subject: Canada, Nova Scotia

Period: 1775 (dated)

Publication: The Atlantic Neptune

Color: Black & White

Size:
19 x 28.5 inches
48.3 x 72.4 cm

An uncommon chart depicting two inlets in western Nova Scotia with soundings and anchorages. These inlets are a part of the Bay of Fundy near New Brunswick. Sailing directions are contained in the large, oval title cartouche.

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Condition: B+

A good impression on a thick sheet of paper. There are some damp stains and tissue repairs in the upper margin, slightly encroaching into the map.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $350

Closed on 5/7/2008

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