Auction 124, Lot 107

"Charte der Insel Newfoundland und eines Theils der Kuste von Labrador", Geographisches Institut

Subject: Canada, Newfoundland

Period: 1821 (dated)


Color: Black & White

11.8 x 12.5 inches
30 x 31.8 cm

This uncommon map of Newfoundland, the coast of Labrador, and the mouth of the St. Lawrence is filled with intricate coastal detail. Inset at the top is a small map; Description of Terra de Baccalos or Newfoundland by Ortelio the Spanish Geographer in the Year 1587 that provides an interesting comparison of the growth of cartographic knowledge between 1587 and 1821.


Condition: A

Issued folding, now flattened with a few minor creases. A nice example.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/7/2008